Conflict of Interest: No conflict.
Headache Currents—Clinical Review
Headache Medicine Meets Neuro-Ophthalmology: Exam Techniques and Challenging Cases
Article first published online: 4 APR 2013
© 2013 American Headache Society
Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain
Volume 53, Issue 4, pages 703–716, April 2013
How to Cite
Friedman, D. I. and Digre, K. B. (2013), Headache Medicine Meets Neuro-Ophthalmology: Exam Techniques and Challenging Cases. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 53: 703–716. doi: 10.1111/head.12058
Financial Support: This study was supported in part by an unrestricted grant from Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc., New York, New York, US, to the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
- Issue published online: 4 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 4 APR 2013
- Manuscript Accepted: 1 JAN 2013
- Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc., New York, New York, US
- University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
The neuro-ophthalmology examination is critical to anyone who sees patients with the common symptom of headache. By examining the visual acuity, pupils, visual fields, motility, and fundus, clues to both secondary causes of headache and primary headaches exist. In this review, we discuss how to do the neuro-ophthalmology examination and we review cases of primary and secondary headache where key features of the examination assisted in making the correct diagnosis.