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Headaches Need Not Be A Headache For Optometrists
Dates: 27/07/2012 to 07/09/2012
Pass Mark: 60%
Of all the painful states that afflict humans, headache (cephalalgia) is the most common. Patients see an ophthalmologist or optometrist because they experience pain in, or around, the eyes, or other ophthalmic symptoms and signs such as obscuration or visual phenomena. Widespread knowledge of associations between the eyes and headache means that more patients seek an eye specialist's opinion, so optometrists may examine patients with headaches often before a GP, due to accessibility. This article discusses the most common causes of headaches and offers advice about optometric investigation and diagnosis.
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