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Question:
Are headaches associated with retinal tears/detachments?   

Answer:
Retinal tears and retinal detachments are usually painless and are not associated with headaches. There are very rare causes of retinal detachment associated with systemic diseases such as hypertension that may have associated headaches.

Answered by: George Williams, MDDr. George Williams

Categories: Eye Conditions

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Answered: Jan 12, 2013

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