Headaches from Eyestrain

Although headaches can have many causes, eyestrain is a common culprit.

Chronic headaches can occur when the muscles of the eye are continually overworked. Eyestrain be the symptom of more than one visual problem, including myopia, hyperopia, amblyopia, incorrect glasses or contact prescriptions, or overuse.

Treatment

The doctors at Bonner Eye Clinic can diagnose a myriad of eye problems, including those that lead to headaches. Eyestrain can often be alleviated with the correct eyeglass or contact lens prescription. If you have persistent headaches, an eye examination can help determine if eyestrain is a contributing factor.