One of the leading causes of blindness is glaucoma. In most cases symptoms are absent until relatively late in the disease. Raised intraocular pressure (lOP) may offer an early sign of chronic glaucoma, particularly among hypertensives. Numerous international studies have indicated that several physiological conditions can influence the lOP of subjects, Irrespective of their systemic blood pressure (SBP). In order to assess visual health status through physiological changes, the effect of exercise on lop was investigated in a Nigerian community.