Clinical impact of migraine for the management of glaucoma patients
Bao N Nguyen, Jia Jia Lek, Algis J Vingrys, Allison M McKendrick
PROGRESS IN RETINAL AND EYE RESEARCH | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2016
Migraine is a common and debilitating primary headache disorder that affects 10-15% of the general population, particularly people of working age. Migraine is relevant to providers of clinical eye-care because migraine attacks are associated with a range of visual sensory symptoms, and because of growing evidence that the results of standard tests of visual function necessary for the diagnosis and monitoring of glaucoma (visual fields, electrophysiology, ocular imaging) can be abnormal due to migraine. These abnormalities are measureable in-between migraine events (the interictal period), despite patients being asymptomatic and otherwise healthy. This picture is further complicated by epidem..View full abstract
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The preparation of this manuscript was supported by National Health and Medical Research Council grants to AMM (509208, 1081874), Australian Research Council Future Fellowship funding to AMM (0990930), the Australian Postgraduate Award to JJL, and the Elizabeth and Vernon Puzey Postgraduate Scholarship from the University of Melbourne to BNN.