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Can Diet Affect Glaucoma?

Although no studies prove a connection between specific foods and glaucoma, it’s safe to assume that your diet and your overall health can affect the disease.

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Can Working on a Computer Affect My Glaucoma?

No strong evidence suggests excessive use of digital technology is a glaucoma risk factor. However, prolonged computer, tablet, cell phone, and other digital device use can lead to eye strain.

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Can Exercise Lower Eye Pressure?

Exercise for glaucoma patients can be beneficial. Research has shown that regular exercise lowers intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma patients.

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