Intraocular Pressure Fluctuation in Patients With Glaucoma and in Healthy Patients During Standard Yoga Positions
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The purpose of the study is to investigate the IOP difference between normal and glaucomatous eyes using standard ophthalmic tonometry devices while subjects are performing different standard yoga asanas. The IOP of participants will be measured prior, immediately at start of the asana, 2 minutes into the asana, and immediately after assuming a sitting position. The patient will wait 10 minutes and a final IOP will be taken. Four standard yoga asanas will be tested.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 80 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Glaucoma Practice and Yoga Studios
Glaucoma or healthy control
18-80 years old
Practice Yoga for a minimum of 12 months
Healthy subjects do not have normal ophthalmic exam