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is headache, back a symptom of astigmatism

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Andrea
33 years experience Dentistry
Do you clench teeth?: Some headaches are light induced others can be chemicals in foods....Many are muscle tension and respond well to Botox or splint therapy. During the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Could: If you have uncorrected astigmatism, that can cause eye strain, which can cause headaches that typically feel like they come from the eye or the brow. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
It can: Uncorrected (that is, without proper glasses or contact lenses) vision can cause fatigue, headaches and rarely, dizziness. If these problems occur wi ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conte
Specializes in Neurology
Depends: Were you prescribed glasses and are you using them? Improper visual acuity can definitely cause headaches.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Zeidman
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Not Typically: Headaches can be associated with astigmatism. Migraines are not commonly associated with astigmatism.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: If you have been a high astigmatism wearer of eyeglasses for some time, then this should not be an issue. If this is your first pair, then you might ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Vision has to adjust: The visual system is quite important in maintaining a sense of balance/equilibrium, & sensing "dizziness." This is because there are discrete con ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Possible: If you need glasses and do not wear them, you can get a headache. However most headaches are not caused by ocular issues. I suggest getting a comple ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Purkiss
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Could: If you have uncorrected astigmatism, that can cause eye strain, which can cause headaches that typically feel like they come from the eye or the brow. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vikram Patel
36 years experience Pain Management
Astigamtism: Astigmatism causes muscular strain in the eye muscles and can cause headaches due to this, it has no relation to migraines.

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