Myopia is a major public health problem pertaining to eye that entails substancial societal, personal, educational and economic impact.
Myopia, also known as near sightedness or short sightedness is a condition of the eye where the light that comes in does not directly focus on the retina but in front of it, causing the image that one sees when looking at a distant object to be out of focus, but in focus when looking at a near object.
WHAT HAPPENS IN MYOPIA?
MYOPIA IN AYURVEDA
Ayurveda has beautifully explained about the diseases pertaining to eyes and the various treatments to enhance vision. The symptoms of Myopia are similar to Timira roga in Ayurveda. For treating eye diseases through ayurveda, the physician should first analyse the cause.
SEVERAL CAUSES FOR MYOPIA IN AYURVEDA
TREATMENTS THROUGH AYURVEDA
Ayurveda has dealt Myopia with the stages based on the symptoms. After analyzing the cause and stage of the disease the treatment will be imparted. It has been specifically mentioned that vision can be affected by systemic reasons. Hence Ayurveda will be treating myopia by imparting treatments and medicines for the whole body with special emphasis on the eyes. Initialy the treatments will be given to arrest the progression of the visual power and to arrest the changes in the retina. Later nourishing treatments to improve and sustain the vision will be provided.