So I've had chronic daily migraine for the past 3 years. They're always on the left side of my face from my eyeball all the way down to the base of my neck. Current treatment: botox, tizanidine, midrin, norco, cambia, tea tree oil, cold gel packs, promethazine. I switch up my rescue meds when I take them. can't take triptans because of my antidepressant . I just had a glaucoma screening a few weeks ago because my mother has glaucoma and I have "suspicious corneas." No kidding that's the actual medical terminology lol. So I describe to the doctor the extreme pressure and pain that feels like something is trying to push my eyeball out of its socket. I've been blind in this eye since birth. Had 2 mris recently and were normal. So she gives me these Alphagan P drops to see if they help relieve the pressure-which is constant and when the migraines hit omg the pain is an instant 10 and my eye throbs. When I got home was beginning stage migraine and pain was around a 7. I popped 3 midrin and 2 tizanidine and did my tea tree oil in the usual places and put the 1 drop in my left eye. Within a few seconds my eye was almost completely pain free and the pressure and throbbing subsided almost completely! I still had the rest of my head to deal with but having that much relief made it so much easier to deal with. I've been getting botox treatments for a year and a half and really don't think they help at all anymore. I can't wait to tell my neurologist about this next week. Even though my eye pressures were normal these drops 3 times daily keep that portion of the migraine completely under control.
I'm just totally amazed and wanted to share in case anyone else had the eye throbbing issue.