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Some Do’s and Don’ts For Summer Activities

Maintaining an active lifestyle with a daily routine of exercise is a good prescription for anyone, including people with glaucoma.

There is evidence that aerobic exercise (e.g. brisk walking, running, biking) performed on a regular basis can lower IOP.  Exercise may also improve blood flow to the retina and optic nerve. If you need an incentive, remember once the aerobic exercise stops, your IOP will return to its earlier level. But before embarking on a new exercise regime, always discuss the pros and cons with your doctors.

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