Does your eye droop during migraines?

Does your eye droop during migraines?

Has anyone ever had this happen to their eye with a migraine? Sometimes it’s so bad I can’t hardly see. Always the same eye. It comes and goes. Happens whenever I drive for more than 15 minutes (which triggers a migraine) or whenever the migraines at home cross a pain level of about 7. Sunglasses don’t help. The neurologist said it’s not a stroke, that it’s a nerve issue. It’s not a muscle weakness, I can force my eyes open if I try hard. My optometrist is fascinated by it.… read more

A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

My eye will droop which ever side the migraine is occurring on. The more severe the migraine the more it droops. Good luck.

posted about 1 month ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

My right eye drops as well as sometimes seems to swell on the right side of face. I also suffer from druzen disease which causes prisms in my vision, very interesting trying to see to drive when it all acts up at once.

posted 4 months ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Yep, I get it too. May be something similar to a type of Bells Palsy. My whole side of the face will go numb too. Ear, eye, nose, lip, tongue. I have double vision as well. Normal people have double vision that is either up and down or side to side, mine is both, and BAD! The eye doctors think I’m faking it. I actually went to one that rather than put prisms in my glasses he wanted to put plastic sticky things akin to large plastic visors hanging off my glasses. Uh, no! He was supposed to be the top neuro ophthalmologist in our state! I ran out of his office! I’ve been told I have a muscle problem around my eyes. “They” say it’s not correctable. Somehow I doubt that. I just think they don’t want to deal with me.

posted 5 months ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Good luck! One of the possibilities Ive researches is cluster headaches. They can do this, but also generally include a headache behind the eye which rarely occompanies mine. Makes me wonder if I might not have some weird hybrid migraine....

posted 6 months ago
A MyMigraineTeam Member said:

Yes, my eye feels like it's pulling closed with pain behind it. I've said something to my Dr. But of course he didn't have an answer. I'm currently transferring to a specialist but have to wait a month to get in. I have a long list of questions to ask on the initial visit.

posted 6 months ago
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