Eyestrain is a common cause of headaches. Eyestrain occurs when your eyes get tired from intense use, such as driving a car for extended periods, reading or working at a computer.
Although eyestrain can be annoying, it usually isn’t serious and goes away once you rest your eyes. In some cases, signs and symptoms of eyestrain can indicate an underlying eye condition that needs treatment. Although you may not be able to change the nature of your job or all the factors that can cause eyestrain, you can take steps to reduce eyestrain.
Simple eye exercises and even a nice massage to your neck can help relieve the pain of eyestrain. Be sure to speak with an eye care specialist so you can make sure your course of action is an “eye-deal” one.