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Is dry eye disease associated with migraine headaches?

March 07, 2019

Bottom Line: Dry eye disease is when tears can't adequately lubricate the eyes and patients may feel a stinging, burning or scratchy sensation. This study looked at whether there is association between dry eye disease and migraine headaches.

Author: Richard M. Davis, M.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and coauthors

(doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2019.0170)

Editor's Note: The article includes conflict of interest disclosures. Please see the article for additional information, including other authors, author contributions and affiliations, financial disclosures, funding and support, etc.

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Media advisory: To contact corresponding author Richard M. Davis, M.D., email Tom Hughes at tom.hughes@unchealth.unc.edu">tom.hughes@unchealth.unc.edu. The full study is linked to this news release.

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