Diagnosis, as a rule, includes the collection of anamnesis, instrumental and physical examination.
The results of the physical examination provides for the sum of:
• Exterior examination of the eye.
• Estimates of the volume of eye movements.
• Assessment of pupillary response.
Instrumental research should include:
• Inspection of fields of view.
• Computed tomography and / or MRI of cerebral vessels.
Since eye migraine often causes arteriovenous malformation of the brain, and its ophthalmoplegic form can be provoked by arterial saccular aneurysm of the supraclinoid region of the internal carotid artery, with frequent or prolonged attacks difficult to treat, neurologist consultation is needed.