I read adout some glasses with green tinted lenses that can help with migraine in a magazine. I found them on the internet but didn't save the advert. Do you know about them and if so do they work and where can I find them? My husband has chronic fatigue and gets very severe migraine.
Qualified optometrist Simon Kay BSc(Hons) MCOptom answers this question.
The article was published in a journal called Cephalalgia, which is an international journal on headache. The link below is to an optical magazine that gives a report on this article. You will have to scroll down to find it... it is titled "Tints give migraine relief".
The precise tint that you need is determined using equipment called an Intuitive Colorimeter, which is used for Irlen syndrome investigations in people with dyslexia. The tint is very exact in colour and density and has to be specially made. A standard tint of various colours (including green) can be easily tinted on prescription lenses, but it would be hit and miss as to whether they would be of any benefit.