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A 41-year-old member asked:

What can be done about eye pain and headaches?

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Dr. Hussain Elhalis
Ophthalmology 12 years experience
Depends on the cause: Not enough details here to go on as many things can cause eye pain and headaches. Best way to find out is to go in for an eye exam to make the source of your headache is not from your eyes. Good luck.

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