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Is there any way to naturally decrease intraocular pressure?

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Dr. U Krishnan
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Agree

The one thing worth mentioning is that the effect of exercise is typically transient - to enjoy the lowering iop effect, the exercise must be done on a regular basis.
All types of exercise (aerobic, isometric, etc) seem to have some benefit.

In brief: Agree

The one thing worth mentioning is that the effect of exercise is typically transient - to enjoy the lowering iop effect, the exercise must be done on a regular basis.
All types of exercise (aerobic, isometric, etc) seem to have some benefit.
Dr. U Krishnan
Dr. U Krishnan
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Dr. Paul Holmwood
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sort of

Eye pressure can be temporarily reduced by strenuous exercise.

In brief: Sort of

Eye pressure can be temporarily reduced by strenuous exercise.
Dr. Paul Holmwood
Dr. Paul Holmwood
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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Aerobic exercise

Regular aerobic exercise has been shown to lower iop in previously sedentary patients.
There may be some help to the cardiovascular system, so that exercise has neuroprotective effects on the optic nerve. The mechanism may have something to do with hypertension and blood pressure, as an indirect effect.

In brief: Aerobic exercise

Regular aerobic exercise has been shown to lower iop in previously sedentary patients.
There may be some help to the cardiovascular system, so that exercise has neuroprotective effects on the optic nerve. The mechanism may have something to do with hypertension and blood pressure, as an indirect effect.
Dr. Beth Friedland
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Dr. Bud Kurwa
Ophthalmology

In brief: No

Relaxation and rest are always helpful but there are no reliable methods to lower eye pressure naturally.

In brief: No

Relaxation and rest are always helpful but there are no reliable methods to lower eye pressure naturally.
Dr. Bud Kurwa
Dr. Bud Kurwa
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