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  • Dry Eye Syndrome and Ayurveda.

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde


    Dry eye or Keratitis Sicca is a chronic lack of sufficient lubrication and moisture on the surface of the eye. There is generalised decrease in production of tears qualitatively and quantitatively. Our Tears are composed of three layers oily lipid layer, watery layer and mucous layer, problem in any of these layers results in dryness of eyes. Symptoms of Dry eyes : Those with Dry Eyes commonly experience persistent dryness, scratching and burning sensation of eyes, it may sometimes also be accompanied by pain, redness of eyes and irritation. Patient usually have a feeling of a foreign body sensation in the eyes. Some people may even experience sensitivity towards light and blurred vision. Causes of Dry Eyes Syndrome : According to Ayurvedic point of view Dry Eyes is nothing but Vata Prakop in the eyes and related anatomical structure of eyes, along with lack of nourishment to the tissues of the eyes. Diminished flow of tears is the prime cause. It is a natural ageing process especially due to menopause. Also it can be an adverse effect
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  • Keep your eyes healthy & beautiful

    Posted on by Dr. Shweta Labde


    Nature has gifted man with 5 senses namely Touch, Taste, Smell, Hear, and Vision.Vision being the most important sense, and Eye is a very delicate organ, God has provided bony sockets for protection of the eyes, tears to keep the sclera moist,eyelids to prevent foreign particles from entering the eye,etc. Many a times we either misuse, or overuse them, which further becomes main cause for  opthalmic complaints,  like itching of eyes, irritation, burning sensation in eyes, diminished vision, headache, strain over eyes etc. Here are some tips and Ayurvedic procedures which can keep your eyes healthy. DO’S : Always keep safe distance of min 25-30cms from computer screen, and adjust brightness of screen which is not too sharp for eyes. Take a break from your computer screen after every 30mins, this will ease the strain on eyes. Wash your eyes with cold water for atleast 5-6 times a day. Wash eyes with plain cold water if some foreign particle enters the eye. Always consult a doctor in case the irritation or other symptoms persists for long
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