A SCIENTIFIC METAPHORICAL STUDY OF SAVRANA SHUKLA TO CORNEAL ULCER WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KERATITIS OF INFECTIVE ORIGIN

  • Padmavathi T Rathod Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Post Gradute Studies in Shalakya Tantra, Shree Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Vijayanagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Nithyashree C T Post Graduate Scholar, Department of Post Gradute Studies in Shalakya Tantra, Shree Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Vijayanagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Mamatha K V Reader & Guide, Department of Post Gradute Studies in Shalakya Tantra, Shree Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Vijayanagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
  • Sujathamma K Professor & HOD, Department of Post Gradute Studies in Shalakya Tantra, Shree Kalabyraveshwara Swamy Ayurvedic Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Vijayanagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

Cornea being most anterior part of the eyeball, contributes 65-75 percent of the eyes total focusing power. Since Cornea acts as barrier against dirt, germs and other particles that can harm the eye they are prone to get infected easily as it comes in direct contact with external environment. In any inflammatory pathology in cornea affecting the deeper layers will give a permanent scar or removal of globe when complications occurs. Our Acharyas have narrated such conditions under Krishna Mandala Rogas with management, which helps to avoid complications and recurrences. The explanation of the diseases along with treatment principles are similar in the Modern Ophthalmology even today. Among the vast classification of inflammatory conditions of cornea, the primary type is mainly due to various type of infection. Thus in this area of topic  Savrana  Sukra in correlation to Inflammatory conditions of Cornea will be confined, aiming for the Ayurveda understanding, review of  management principles which can be an effective and safer approach to the conditions which are sight threatening, non- healing and high recurrent rates.

Published
2017-11-10
How to Cite
RATHOD, Padmavathi T et al. A SCIENTIFIC METAPHORICAL STUDY OF SAVRANA SHUKLA TO CORNEAL ULCER WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO KERATITIS OF INFECTIVE ORIGIN. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 2, n. 5, p. 77 - 81, nov. 2017. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/439>. Date accessed: 11 dec. 2017. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v2i05.10258.
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Review Articles