Special Treatments

DRY EYE SYNDROME

It is the primary reason for ocular uneasiness affecting many people across the globe. Dry eye syndrome is a series of disorders with diverse etiology ranging from mild eye damage to acute dry eye with sight threatening problems. The main reasons for this are constant inadequate lubrication and wetness on the surface of eye. Today, dry eye are general. The dry eye syndrome is the main cause for visiting eye doctors.

SYMPTOMS

  • Sandy or gritty feeling of eye
  • Foreign body sensations
  • Itching and painful eye
  • Burning sensations
  • Heaviness of lids
  • Sore eyes
  • Uneasiness while blinking eyes
  • Photophobia
  • Difficulty in opening on awakening

RISK FACTOR

  • Computer use
  • Contact lens wear
  • Aging
  • Menopause
  • indoor environment(AC, ceiling fans)
  • Outdoor environment(climate-dry and windy)
  • Smoking
  • Systemic disorders like diabetes, thyroid, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sjögren syndrome)
  • Medications like antihistamines, BP medicines, birth control pills
  • Treatments like LASIK and radiations
Ayurveda Treatment for Dry Eye Syndrome in Calicut

AYURVEDIC VIEW

Regarding the treatment of dry eye syndrome, KMCT Ayurveda hospital approaches differently. We believe in treating deranged Vata dosha. Eyes being the seat of tejo mababuta (Pitta Dosha) can be very well treated with medicated ghee.