Expert explains how pregnancy can affect your eyes

Many things change in your body during pregnancy, including your water content and hormones, and these can in turn affect your eyes. Nimmi Mistry, professional service optician at Vision Direct, explains how pregnancy can affect the health of your eyes. Tired eyes During pregnancy, you may find that your eyes feel tired and heavy. "Whether this is due to less sleep, or other factors, it's not uncommon for pregnant women to experience fatigued eyes," the expert says. Dry eyes. Dry eyes are another symptom that can occur during pregnancy as a result of hormonal changes.