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If your child has headaches, does that mean it's time for an eye exam?

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If your child complains of headaches, especially while doing visual tasks such as homework, many parents assume it may be time for glasses. But a new study finds that's actually not the case. 

A new study refutes the association between frequent headaches and the need for glasses, at least among kids. ©dora modly-paris/Shutterstock.com

Researchers from the ophthalmology clinic of Albany Medical Center in New York reviewed the medical records of nearly 160 children under 18 years old who were seen at the clinic for frequent headaches.

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