Glossary

Patients who play an active role in their own health care sometimes need a clear understanding of medical terminology used by their doctors. This on-line glossary helps patients become familiar with terms and definitions that may be part of their care and treatment at Wheaton Eye Clinic.


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Classic migraine attacks start with visual symptoms, such as zigzag colored lights or flashes of light expanding to one side over 10-30 minutes, followed by a pounding severe headache sometimes associated with nausea, vomiting and light-sensitivity.