Conflict of Interest: Consultant and speaker for Allergan.
Headache Currents Commentary
Article first published online: 4 APR 2013
© 2013 American Headache Society
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 53, Issue 4, pages 717–718, April 2013
How to Cite
Frishberg, B. (2013), Headache Currents Commentary. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 53: 717–718. doi: 10.1111/head.12057
- Issue published online: 4 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 4 APR 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 1 JAN 2013
Neuro-ophthalmology is a field that interfaces intimately with headache medicine. Examples include common and uncommon visual disturbances related to migraine, painful loss of vision, eye pain, photophobia, pupillary disorders, and painful ophthalmoplegia. There are often articles relevant to headache specialists that are published in the ophthalmic literature. This commentary highlights 2 interesting clinical articles. All neurologists and headache medicine specialists should read the review on photophobia by Digre and Brennan as it is relevant, clinical, and comprehensive. The literature review on topiramate-related acute angle-closure glaucoma provides us with useful information about the epidemiology and pathophysiology of this rare but potentially vision-threatening condition that may occur with the most widely used of migraine preventives.