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Do People With Glaucoma Have To Change The Way They Live?

Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 21:56

Contributing Author: Guy Slowik FRCS

As a rule, no. People with glaucoma can continue to read, do fine detail work, and use their eyes the way they always have.

Some things you can do to help are:

  • Have your blood pressure checked regularly
  • Quit smoking
  • Get regular exercise

However, a person with glaucoma should avoid activities such as yoga, which may require you to stand on your head. This can raise eye pressure.

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