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Can glasses help with headaches

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Headache: Headaches can be due to eye strain from not seeing as well as you should (inner muscle of eye can strain when trying to read after the age of 40 in ma... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Orofacial Pain 12 years experience
Possibly: Rather than new glasses, i would think that its the new "strain on the eyes". Contact your optometrist.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brijesh Chandwani
Orofacial Pain 12 years experience
Possibly: Strain on eyes can definitely cause headaches. Contact your optometrist.
Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Get checked: Headaches can come from fatigue, sleeping too much or too little, eye strain, sleep apnea, snoring, being dehydrated, having chronic sinusitis or alle... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: Headaches can be very complicated to address. So we try to start with the simple and obvious causes. If glasses were recommended, try them out and see... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: After a period of adjustment, your glasses should not be giving you a headache. Have the eye doctor double check your prescription and if it is corre... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Graham
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Headaches: An eye exam can help confim whether or not you may need glasses. Eye strain can cause headaches, and can be related to computer use, poor lighting, o... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Return to eye doc: There is something wrong with the glasses or glasses prescription. Return to the doctor who prescribed them.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
This problem can: Only be solved by returning to where you got them. It is likely the glasses have the wrong prescription in them.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 43 years experience
Changes in vision: Without more information, one would need to know how old your prescription glasses are, and when was the last time you had an eye examination. If you... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Dieck
Ophthalmology 39 years experience
Complicated: Soemtimed the correct prescription can give headaches during the adjustment period. That being said, sometimes the power of the precription needs to ... Read More
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