A faster decline in sensitivity was found with older age, non-white race, history of cataract surgery, history of glaucoma surgery and worse baseline severity.

“These findings suggest the need for clinical trials examining the association between physical activity and glaucomatous [visual field] loss to determine if interventions to increase physical activity may have a beneficial role in patients with glaucoma,” the study authors wrote. – by Robert Linnehan

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