THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SHATAVARI GHRITA NETRA TARPANA AND CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT IN DRY EYE SYNDROME

  • Bramhanand Swamy Associate Professor & H.O.D, Department of Shalakya Tantra, N. K. Jabsetty Ayurvedic Medical College & PG. Center, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
  • Sapana B Swamy Assistant Professor, Department of Shareera Rachana, N. K. Jabsetty Ayurvedic Medical College & PG. Center, Bidar, Karnataka, India.

Abstract

In the current scenario of ageing population and increased environmental factors, the more prevalent eye disease is ‘Dry Eye Syndrome’. It is a tear film disorder caused by tear deficiency or excessive tears evaporation which results in ocular surface damage and there by irritation, discomfort and dimness of vision. The available modern treatment for dry eye has same lacunas like frequent instillation develops drug toxicity and costly regime. To overcome these lacunas and increased prevalence of the disease, it is necessary to look for alternative therapy. According to Ayurveda, the symptoms of dry eye can be correlated with Vataja Netraroga, Pittaja Netraroga and Shushka-Akshipaka, and at the same time various treatment modalities are described like Tarpana, Aschotana, as line of treatment. Therefore the present study is carried out to evaluate the role of Shatavari Ghrita Netratarpana in the management of dry eye syndrome. 

Published
2018-05-11
How to Cite
SWAMY, Bramhanand; SWAMY, Sapana B. THE COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SHATAVARI GHRITA NETRA TARPANA AND CONVENTIONAL TREATMENT IN DRY EYE SYNDROME. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences (ISSN 2456-3110), http://www.jaims.in/index.php/jaims/pages/view/Citation, v. 3, n. 2, p. 01 - 06, may 2018. ISSN 2456-3110. Available at: <http://jaims.in/index.php/jaims/article/view/492>. Date accessed: 16 july 2018. doi: https://doi.org/10.21760/jaims.v3i02.12079.
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