Ayurvedic treatment for Ayurvedic Treatment for Myopia -Near sightedness-

Ayurvedic Treatment for Myopia -Near sightedness

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Ayurvedic Treatment for Myopia -Near sightedness-


The doctors perform a comprehensive eye examination to diagnose for myopia. The following tests are commonly used as part of the diagnosis:3 

  • Standard vision test: The doctor will ask you to read letters/words on a chart placed at a certain distance in the room, and then evaluate your vision.
  • Retinoscopy: It is a test that projects light into your eyes to use its reflection to measure your eye power

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, carrots and leafy vegetables4
  • Avoid foods such as sour foods, dry meat, all alcohols, select sea fishes, curd, tobacco, excessive hot and fatty foods 4

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Walk regularly
  • Personal hygiene especially avoiding personal contact with those infected should be practiced.
  • Wear headgear such as caps and hats, and eye gear such as sunglasses to protect from UV radiations
  • Make sure you get good sleep regularly
  • Make it a habit to wake up early
  • Massaging ghee on soles is said to  be beneficial for general health of eyes in Ayurveda

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of ophthalmology-eye-diseases and/or myopia (near sightedness) without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for ophthalmology-eye-diseases and/or myopia (near sightedness), you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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