"A recent study examined the potential associations between IBS and glaucoma and if IBS may be a risk factor in development of the neurodegenerative disease." "The team concluded with the hypothesis that patients with IBS are more likely to develop glaucoma may be due to host-microbiome interaction, or immune system dysregulation"
From my experience I have seen Glaucoma patients having or had in the past one of the gut related issues like IBS, SIBO, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s disease and IBD.
Treating the person as a whole is the key in maintaining eye health.
Netra Eye Institute