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migraine and flashes

In July 2006 I had cataract surgery in both eyes.  

Just recently (July 2008) in the past two weeks light flashes began to appear in both eyes.

Just a week ago I had a terrific pain in my head and down to the bottom of my
neck.  It lasted three days.  Blood vessels on the top of my head were dilated.  I was told
this was a migraine and I was thinking it was a crick in my neck.

Could this "migraine" be a result of the cataract surgery along with the light flashes after this
period of time - two years?

My opthalmologist does not think it is related and suggested seeing my primary care doctor
if this persists.

Thanks for any help.

John Grimsley
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Cataract surgery would never cause migraine to develop.

JCH MD
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