Migraine is the most common, chronic, serious neurologic condition worldwide, affecting more than 11% of the world’s population.1 In the United States, it affects approximately 16% of women and 6% of men.2 Although migraine is a neurologic illness, it is associated with a number of ocular and visual symptoms, including visual aura, photophobia, eye pain, and visual snow.3 As a result, it is not uncommon for patients with migraine to consult an ophthalmologist because they perceive their problem to be an eye problem and not a brain problem.
Katz BJ. Put a Drop of Timolol Into Each Eye and Call Me in the Morning. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2020;138(11):1166–1167. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.3837
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