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Ayurvedic Treatment for Astigmatism

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Ayurvedic Treatment for Astigmatism

ASTIGMATISM Ayurvedic Treatment

A complete medial history and a detailed eye examination are required to diagnose the exact cause for burning sensation.1 Your doctor may recommend one or more of the following tests:

  • Slit lamp exam: It creates 3D view of different parts of the eye and is used to detect eye problems at an early stage.3
  • Examining the eyelids.4
  • Examining the eye motion.4
  • Visual field test: Your complete visual field is the entire area seen by both eyes when your gaze is fixed in one direction. This test checks for gaps in your side vision, which may be leading to burning eyes. 5

Additional tests for checking allergies and infections may be required too.1 

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Recommended foods that should be included in the diet every day such as ghee, milk, rock salt, honey, patola (snake gourd), red rice, green gram, wheat, triphala churna (3 fruits), carrots and leafy vegetables6
  • Cold infusions prepared with coriander seeds may be help reduce burning sensation
  • Avoid foods such as sour foods, dry meat, all alcohols, fishes, curd, tobacco, excessive hot and fatty foods 6

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Walk regularly
  • Wear headgear such as caps and hats, and protective eyegear such as sunglasses to protect from UV radiations
  • Properly clean the eye everyday
  • Avoid long exposure to computers by taking frequent breaks.
  • Make sure you get good sleep regularly
  • Make it a habit to wake up early
  • Applying ghee on feet followed by some massage may be beneficial.
  • Practice some exercises for your eyes. Suggestions are given below.

 Exercises for the eye:

  • Blinking exercise: Blink your eyes every 3-4 seconds over 2 minutes. Repeat this exercise several times a day.
  • Palming: Rub the palms of your hands and place them gently over your eye lids.
  • Eye rotation: Rotate your eye balls in all directions for a few minutes. Repeat this exercise several times a day.

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