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Why is eye pressure higher in the morning?

I noticed that eye pressure is higher in the morning than evening. Is it normal? Why?
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  • emo_pain_818


    Yes, it is normal that eye pressure is higher in the morning than evening. The eye pressure is not constant and varies throughout the day like other body physiology index, such as temperature, heartbeat, blood pressure. As long as the eye pressure is in the normal scope that the optic nerve can accept, between 10 to 21 mmHg, then it is fine. As for your situation, it can be explained in this way, when you sleep in the evening, the blood circulation is slower, so the circulation of the aqueous humor becomes slower, which causes the higher eye pressure. It will not last long after you do some exercises.
  • Jonathan griffin


    It is normal that eye pressure is higher in the morning than evening. Our eye pressure is range in a day. Body positioning can influence eye pressure. In lying position eye pressure increases approximately by 2mmHg. On the contrary, eye pressure can decreases during physical activities. In the morning, we just get up for a short time, the eye pressure still stay at a higher level.
  • Katelyn owen


    Well, generally speaking, it can be normal to have high eye pressure in the morning. As we know that when you get up in the morning, your blood pressure will be higher than other time. Because of the high blood pressure, it can affect your eyes, leading to high eye pressure. And then it can disappear. And if it does not disappear, you should try some ways to treat it. First, regular exercise will help reduce the pressure, so just have some eye exercises. Also, you can just try some cool teabags which can relieve your eye pressure in some ways. If you do not treat it, it can be dangerous.

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