IOP pressure

Top 10 Reasons For Not Taking Your Glaucoma Eye Drops

Submitted by JohnJohn on Fri, 07/30/2010 - 3:32pm


Dr. Amy Hennessy of The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, in Baltimore stated "Getting eyedrops into the eye is not the same as asking a patient to swallow a pill, or use a skin cream. It's easier said than done."


Consider 64% of glaucoma patients state they follow physcian's instructions "Extremely closely". Yet :

Yawning Exercise - can it help lower IOP?

Submitted by ralehmann on Sun, 03/14/2010 - 2:48pm

I am copying below part of a message I wrote under the CSF subject earlier. Some might have missed it.  Yawning, as practiced by Olympic champion Apollo Ohno before competing, has a very practical and powerful neurological benefit, as it turns out. The brain and/or CSF response to yawning may be very good re: lowering IOP.  I am hoping that several of you with tonometers will give it a thorough test.  Here is the earlier message I wrote, and then I will describe the procedure for the conscious yawning exercise, which is not just one simple yawn:

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