Friday, April 22, 2016

Redness or burning in eye….. #ayurvedic management

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Dr. J. T. Contractor: Like in blood pressure (hypertension)?
Vd. Dipam Tripathi: Eye wash every morning with Trifala heem is verry effective in so many eye problem ...also in red eye
Shri Minoo parabia: Two cases of Photophobia at surat. Treated with success …Trfala ghrita 1 spoonful wirh cows milk …Jivanti churna…Wash with trifala churna water. Dry eyes. Apply Agasti root abraded with water. Agasti is Sesbania grandiflora
Dr Jayesh Patel: Jivantyadi ghreet 1 tea spoon with cow milk bd & Dashamrut Haritaki churn 1 tea spoon tds
Dr. J. T. Contractor: If eyes washed by Alum salt water with clean cotton puff, saves frm infection, inflammation,swelling, redness if nothing else available…People earlier use to apply jeevdaya netraprabha, & khakhra no ark!... There remains eye pressure when some thing wrong wth eyes
Dipak Padia Osho: Following composition is useful for cleaning of eyes….Amla 33% +Harde 23%+Baheda 17%+ chandan 14%+ Kapoor 13%.... Prepare above powder with best  available quality. soak half teaspoonul overnight powder in 200 ml water .Filter throuh clean cloth.Fill two eyecup with solution and blink 20 to 30 times…..Precaution - If you feel irritation and pain stop immediately………Benefit-cleaning of eyes .Removes dryness. removes eye strains. cleans dirt. clean and refreshinf feeling……..Daily use of practice will benefit to eyes
Dr. J. T. Contractor: Washing eyes daily with rose water keeps eyes healthy
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari: Akshitarpan with Triphala grut. Best for all listed 18 conditions. Purva and Paschat karm need to b followed for best results.
Dr. Satyendra Sharma: In summer season, the intensity of UV rays and dust particles are very high,cause redness and several troubles in eyes.To keep healthy eyes 1.UV rays protected optical is beneficial ,even in coudy sun also .2 ln morning keep water ln mouth and spray cold water on eyes
Dr. Sujata Vaidya: Apply normal coconut oil on and around eyes per sleep. It helps cool and to an extent disinfect eyes…..Washing hands regularly helps reduce heat that and infection to eyes that we touch subconsciously.
Dr. J. T. Contractor: Infrared rays( UV upto 8am)
Vd. Hardik bhatt: Milk soaked cotton is also very beneficial for redness in eyes ... Shatavari ghrit or shatavachurn kshirpak also good for eyes
Vd. Kundan Gadhavi: netramrita eye drops gives soothing effect in redness+burning…..triphala churna with ghrita+madhu can be taken for longer duration as rasayan for eye,in allergic condition can add allergen granules….for conjunctivitis use of rasanjan is good for dry eye tarpan is best
Dr. Sumita Jaiswal: Washing of eyes with triphala jala is gud in redness of eyes, Opthacare eye drop relieves watery itchy n red eyes, Even eyetone eye drops, Tarpan with triphala ghrita is gud for vataja chaskhu rog....like excessive blinking of eyes n rukha chakshu, Vitamin A deficiency also causes red eyes.... Btw Any particular ayu med for vit A deficiency??
Dr. Satyendra Sharma: Vit  "A" is precursor, it is in form of Beta carotene. Palak, carrot, fruits of yellow colours having rich source of Beta carotene and important for eyes.
Shri Minoo parabia: Yes the precursor again needs fat to be bio available. It ends up as 20carbon ring compound an aldehyde of vit A……This just adds to the individuals sensitivity to the light.
Vd. Ajay Pithiya: Formulations and medicines stated above are really effective.. But we also have to look after about its reason too..  redness of eye is purvarupa (pre symptom) and rupa (symptom) of many diseases too..  Like in chhinna shwas redness in one eye (unilateral) is a symptom like wise in other dieases too..
Dr. Bhagyashree Panchal:
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Vd. Piyush Prajapati: Diluted water of Sphatika is good effective in redness of eyes and also itself has good effects to make eyes number low. U just have to drop 1-1 drop in both eyes of that water
Dr. Rahul: Tup-Anjan (a type of kajal)  reduces Burning sensation & redness in eyes in almost a day... We use it in teenagers & adults, only in cases of mild conjunctivitis or simple redness of eyes...
Vd. Urvi parikh: Kajal made from triphla dhee  and jivantyadi dhee…Natural bio kajal....Has good reasult in burning sensation in eye also can use in infants topical eye care
Vd. Piyush Prajapati: I have patient who has redness of eyes since 10+ years.. I found reason in this case that he had no acidity but Dravatv guna of pittadosha was increased.. so I gave him : 1. Sitopladi churna + Praval pisti, 2. Sutshekhar rasa. These r main drug in that case . I found in 10 days that his redness of eyes was decreased around 80-90% . So I followed medicine for 10 days again and found totally finished redness .. there was not single application given locally
Dr. J. T. Contractor: What is sphatika? My wife has an eye problem blurred vision due to her Diabetis (after cataracts surgery) twice Avastin injection given, no satisfactory results pl advise the solution
Vd. Ram Shukla: Phatakdi in Gujarati
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari: Sphatica means Alum or phitakari.
Dr. J. T. Contractor: Thanks detailed treatment advice awaitd….U mean Turti in Marathi?
Dr. Saritha Reddy: By identifying the underlying cause,, by giving simple medicine ,,and that too without external application   ...that's really
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari: Yes turati.. it cab b purified by heating on tava and mixing with  sterilised water (available with chemists)  for making eyedrops. Fresh preparation to b used immediately.
Dr. J. T. Contractor: Will this blurred vision due to blood oozing get cleared
Dr. Madhuri Patil Chaudhari: It might as spatica is stambhak. Kashay guna.
Vd. Piyush Prajapati: It has lekhaniy guna too..
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Vd. Pulkit D. Patel: akshi tarpana with triphala ghreet have best result.
Vd. Rupa Raval: Morning eye wash with triphala water, padabhyangam with ghit
Dr. Ravindra Upadhyay: let us first think of various reasons causing redness, burning of the eyes. depending upon that treatment will differ
USA Irene Cca: normaly pitta unbalance ……..alochaka pitta ….herbs such crisantemo, water rose and ghee all are cold and refreshing
Dr. Priti Vikas Agrawal: Causes nowadys i see in my practice……Computet laptop work ……..Late night sleep….Exposere to sun….More use of mobile specially inchildren
Dr. Rajeshkumar Radadiya: Simple cold water sprinkling on both eyes.good for redness. It's also good for summer.
Dr. Gaurav Makan: Tarpan with triphla ghrit
Dr. Ravindra Upadhyay: simple conjunctivities, foreignbody, trachoma, allergic. rhinitis, contact lenses, excessive use of t v, computer, mobile from a short distance,  eye injury, corneal ulcer, cold, flu, lack of sleep,…..use of honey, castoroil, khakharno ark,
Argentina Ricardo: They are suggesting when estacinal change to spring. Kapha imbalance
Dr. Lalit Kansal: Eye wash with triphla gives good result in redness of eye due to simple allergic reactions and eye streess
Dr. Priti Vikas Agrawal: Rosewater cotton put on eye ...cure burning n relaxiation
Keshav Shenoy.: Trataka on candle, palming is also very effective in soothing eyes
Mukesh Mehta: milk cotton is also good.
South Africa Tamlyn: Application of cucumber slices or cotton balls soaked in milk, ample rest can also soothe the eyes and relieve burning
Dr. Priti Vikas Agrawal: Is there any anjan अंजन for it ?
LVG Shriram Gandhi: Pollution is a big culprit for redness of eyes.
Dr. Ravi Dewan: Can be correlated to spring catarrh. Starts exactly with start of spring season. Pitta is major cause.
Prashaant: Saptamritloh with honey on empty stomach
Dr. Ravi Dewan: Jahar mohra khatai pishti with roupya bhasam is very effective.
Vd. Gurumahantesh: Swarna makshika bhasma with honey as anupana is very effective
Dr. Ravindra Upadhyay: in the olden days surma, kajal, were routinely used,
Dr. Bhavesh Modh: Red eye is caused by swollen or dilated blood vessels on the sclera, the white outer surface of the eye.
Red eyes can be accompanied by eye pain, itching, eye discharge, swollen eyes or visual disturbances such as blurry vision. In other cases, a red eye may cause no irritation at all.
Common Causes of Red Eye
1.Conjunctivitis. Also called "pink eye," conjunctivitis is one of the most common (and contagious) eye infections, particularly among school children.
When the conjunctiva is infected, the blood vessels within it become irritated and swell, giving the eye a red or pink appearance. In fact, a reddish-pink eye is a telltale symptom of conjunctivitis.
2.Dry eyes. Dry eye syndrome occurs when tear glands produce either an insufficient quantity or quality of tears to properly lubricate and nourish  eyes. Chronic dry eye can cause the surface of the eye to become inflamed and irritated, making eyes look red. While dry eye syndrome may not be curable, it can be managed.
3.Allergy. Red eyes often are referred to as "allergy eyes," given that eye redness is a common indicator of an allergic reaction.
When your immune system reacts to a foreign substance, such as pollen,  body releases histamine as part of the inflammatory response that
As a result, the histamine released causes blood vessels in your eyes to enlarge, making eyes become red and watery.
4.Contact lenses. One of the main culprits of red eye is over-wearing or not properlycaring for  contact lenses, which can cause a build-up of irritating surface deposits and microbes on eye.
Red eyes while wearing contacts could be a sign of a serious eye infection, such askeratitis or fungal eye infections.
5.Computer vision syndrome. Red, burningand tired eyes go hand-in-hand with staring at a computer screen for too long, which can cause computer vision syndrome. One reason is that blink less when working at a computer, which dries out the surface
6.Eye injury. Trauma or injury to the eye, including cosmetic eyelid surgery, can result in red, bloodshot eyes, sometimes accompanied by a subconjunctival hemorrhage
7.Corneal ulcer. Infections of the cornea,  A corneal ulcer typically is caused by an untreated eye infection or trauma to the eye.
8.ocular herpes. Also called eye herpes, this is a recurrent viral infection caused by the type 1 herpes simplex virus — the same virus that causes common cold sores.
9.Uveitis. An inflammation of the middle layer of the eye (uvea), uveitis typically is characterized by red eyes, light sensitivity and visual disturbances such as floaters and blurry vision.
10.Glaucoma. In most cases, glaucoma is gradual and asymptomatic when it first develops. But a sudden onset of painful, bright-red eyes accompanied by halos around lights, vision loss and nausea may signal acute angle-closure glaucoma.
11.Whitening eye drops. Eye drops marketed for red eyes contain vasoconstrictors, which are chemicals that shrink the blood vessels on the surface of  eye to reduce redness.
Ironically, whitening eye drops can cause more harm than good over the long term. Many people who regularly use eye drops formulated to "get the red out"
12.Cold and flu. Bloodshot and puffy eyes, along with a runny nose, are common symptoms of a cold or flu. Red eyes in this instance typically are caused by a sinus infection or blocked sinuses, especially when accompanied with sneezing and coughing.
13.Pregnancy. Hormonal changes during pregnancy can affect eyes in many ways. eyes may become red and bloodshot, as well as dry, itchy and sensitive to light.
14.Smoking. The dangers of cigarette smoking to  heart and lungs and other diseases associated with smoking are well-known, but
In addition to significantly increasing the risk of age-related macular degeneration(AMD), cataracts and uveitis, tobacco smoke is a toxic eye irritant that also can cause dry, red and itchy eyes.
15.Excessive alcohol consumption also can cause eye redness. Alcohol reduces oxygen to your red blood cells, causing blood vessels to clump together and resulting in a ruddy complexion and red, bloodshot eyes.
16.Environment and workplace hazards.Extremely dry air, dust, smoke and excessive sun exposure are known eye irritants that can cause red eyes, among other symptoms.
Corneal scratches caused by windblown particles such as sand and wood filings or flying bits of metal and glass .
17.Lack of sleep. The appearance of your eyes is a dead giveaway when you're tired. Puffy eyes and dark circles are telltale signs you haven't had enough sleep. And remember: rubbing sleepy eyes will only aggravate eye .
18.Swimming. Chlorine and other pool sanitizers — as well as bacteria found naturally in any type of water, including oceans, lakes and rivers — can wreak havoc on swimmers' eyes.
Dr. Ravindra Upadhyay: yes,  head injury, subconjuntival haemorrhage, concussion,
Baroda Dr. Jwalant: HYPERTENSION , CONSTANT DRIVING, CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS
Vd. Gurumahantesh: Dry eye syndrome - here tarpana helps
Baroda Dr. Jwalant: CHANGES  IN OPTICAL NUMBERS , OPTICAL GLASS MANUFACTURERS DEFECT,  PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTERBUNCE, IF POSSIBLE IDENTIFY CAUSES AND REMOVED OF CAUSES FOR BETTER RESULTS.
Vd. Vishal Patel: Sariva is a very good drug of choice as it is raktaprasadak and pittashamak in all types of eyes redness.
Vd. Gurumahantesh: True with sariva
Dr. Rajeshkumar Radadiya: Sariva is good for eye
Dr. Ravindra Upadhyay: for psychological disturbance,  Shirodhara, Shirobasti with various preparations may be used. Pranayam, meditation, is found useful.
Dr. Bhavesh Modh: बिभीतक शिवा धात्री पटोलारिष्ट वासा कैः । क्वाथो गुग्गुलुना पेयः शोथ शूल अक्षिपाकहा ।। पिल्लं च सव्रणं शुक्रं रागांदीश्चापि नाशयेत  - चक्रदत
* त्रिफला + पटोलपत्र + निम्ब छाल + वासा का क्वाथ  गुग्गुलु  के साथ पीये
 * मुस्तालोध्र, रक्त चंदन, हरिद्रा, यष्टिमधु, के पाउडर  (चूर्ण सम भाग ) + दुर्वा ओर अन्नतमूल स्वरस  (5×)  सिद्घ  घृत  (internal use )पानीय  in conjunctivitis  & red eyes
External = eye drops  in red eyes 
1. आंवला फल emblica officinalis  juice
2. Moringa oleifera शिग्रु पत्र स्वरस
3. Honey + rock salt सैन्धव
4. Boric lot ( 10gm powder diluted  in 1oz distilled water)
5. Glycyrrhiza glabra यष्टिमधु + distilled water
Dr. Ravi Dewan: Elaneer kuzhampu eye drops.
Colombia Enrique Jorge Galindo Bogota: HARIDRA (CURCUMA LONGA) AND ITS EFFECT ON ABHISAYANDA (CONJUNCTIVITIS) 50 cases of conjunctivitis studies comparatively with Haridra Eye Drops and with Soframycine Eye Drops, Clinically and bacteriologically observed that Haridra Eye Drops has a definite role on conjunctivitis. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3336727/
- Wash eyes with infusion of matricaria chamomilla for inflamation and eyes red
Dr. Jyoti Ashok: Triphala+ madhu+ grita at bed time is good. Triphala kwath wash.
Usa Dr. Vaduvur S. Narayan: Great topics and discussions
Dr. Ramiz Gadhiya: Netra-prabha useful in Eye redness..??
Dr. Ravi Dewan: Siravedh very effective. Self experienced on many patients.
Dr. Bhavesh Modh: For conjunctivitis or red eyes …..Honey fights bacterial infection and soothes the eye.Take 2 cups hot waterAdd 3 tbsp honeyMix wellAllow the mixture to coolWash your eyes with this mixture twice a day  using coriander leaves……Take a handful of coriander leavesAdd 250 ml waterBoil for 15-20 minCool and strain the liquidUse this decoction as an  using potato…Slice a potatoPlace the slice on the infected eyeThis will reduce the pain….Mix an equal quantity of the three herbs like Turmeric, Neem, and Manjistha. Mix them properly. Half a tsp of the above mixture should be taken 2 times a day with lukewarm water after the meals. This will help to cure the infection and disease. the  remedy are very useful and beneficial for curing your pink eye or conjunctivitis…….
 TRIPHALA IN CONJUNCTIVITIS (allergic ): Triphala, the famous Ayurvedic preparation, is considered beneficial in the treatment of conjunctivitis and myopia.  This preparation consists of three myrobalans, namely, Embelica myrobalan (amla), Chebulic myrobalan (harad) and Belleric myroblan (bahera). A decoction of this preparation should be made by mixing thirty grams of Triphala in half a liter of water and should be slightly warmed and used for washing the eyes twice a day. This will bring good results if continued for some months.  Alum= स्फटिका is also known as a phitkari; A white transparent solid crystal that used for cleaning the water. Alum is an excellent anti-fungal and antibacterial agent that works for curing pink eyes……….Mix 25 grams of alum powder ( if possible take उत्फुलीताम् स्फटिका ) into 30 grams of rose-water or distilled water . Mix well to make a lotion. keep this mixture into a glass bottle……….Drop 2 drops in both the eyes with the help of dropper. Repeat this treatment 3 to 4 times every day to get completely rid from infected eyes……….Potato is a natural astringent. It can thus be used effectively in red eyes……..Marigold (हजारीगल)has strong anti septic and anti inflammatory properties. Thus compress with marigold extract can cure the pink eye fast and effectively.
Vd. Rajal shukla: Triphala churna 1/2tsf. Soak in 1 glass of water at night. Next day morning filter with cloth .deep down eyes at least 2 min.  Can cure red and burning eyes.
 Vd. Hemant k shah: pl give me sujession what can I do this type of patient
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Vd. Rajal shukla: First of all chk. Blood pressure
Dr. Bhavesh Modh: ?? Eye injury  ( traumatic )
Vd Daxa Patel: Can we do any thing in ayurveda  in retinal weakness (not retinal detachment) with dryness and not properly read small letters(family history positive ) age 32
Vd. Hemant k shah: patient history of high bp&stress full work, BP 180/100, no eye enjury
Dr. Bhavesh Modh: A poultice that is prepared from live cultured yogurt and applied on daily basis reduces inflammation and redness of the eyes. Amazing however when cold bread is applied on the closed eyes it will reduce inflammation  - Cure HT by सर्पगंधा preparations.  - शीत जल ( add rose water) शीरोधरा – shirodhara may be beneficial
Dr. Nikhil Baxi: Netra tarpan with triphala ghruta, vasa ghana vati/ ghruta useful. can add durva & yashtimadhu (all raktapittaghna)
Dr. P. A. Deshpande: In allergic , chronic conjunctivitis, corneal ulcer, dryness or inflammation I have prepared from castor oil by using hirda  behada amla, wheat grass juice and aloe Vera juice. The process is a under.
Dr Jaydeep: The pic seems to b a case of subconjunctival hemorrhage.
Dr. P. A. Deshpande: Ingredients - Castor oil 500ml Hirda 15gm Behada 30gm and amla 60gm soaked in 100ml water  for 12hrs. The crush is to be strained through cotton cloth seperately. Each ingredient to be boiled in 100ml of castor oil separately. After boiling again to filtered through cloth and then also mixed together and boiled for 5min. Fee drops of this oil to be applied in the eyes 1-3 times a day is very much useful. Due to trachoma and corneal ulcer I had lost 100% of vision with adhesion of lids. By using this oil lids were separated with regaining of 10% vision which was not possible with surgery of corneal grafting. Cooling with ice pack for 30 min. has also very wonderful  results. Ice pack is to be wrapped in cotton cloth to make the cooling bearable………..In triphala oil there are 3 ingredients  whereas there are 5 ingredients in my preparation with the addition of wheat grass and aloe Vera juice each 100ml boiled separately in 100ml of castor oil.
Vd. Amarish Pandya: Aja dugdha aschotan ( drops of goat milk)  is useful for red eye due to  hemorrhage…… Mamira ( coptis mamira ) and chakshushya ( chimed) are useful for Abhishyanda .
Dr. Dipa Mehta: Cow ghee pratimarsh nasya useful for eye disorder
Dr. Pulastya Vora: Palash ark eye drops are effective
Vd. Hardik bhatt: Akshidara ... With Aja dugdh is also good treatment .. Stri stanya is also advisable for redness in eyes..
Vd. Amarish Pandya: In classical texts different types of Bidalakas  are used for eye disorders.
Vd. Rahul Marwah: Stri stanya netra tarpan or netra dhara best in redness of eye due to injury... Its 1st line of treatment…. Many time the redness of eyes is due to Amlapitta, Vidgdhajeerna, Ati madhyapan, People with chronic constipation, Ratri jagran, These causes are apart Frm those mentioned above. They should also b considered……Rakta prasadan and chakshushya Dravya should be selected for treatment- Ananta I.e. sativa, Yastimadhu, Shatavari, rose,  
Vd. Rajal shukla: Particularly in this case Pl. Don't do netatarpan
Dr.Yogesh Gorakhnath Patil: Shigru moringa oleifera flowers juice + honey
Dr. Piyush Pampaniya: Also jivanti patra(leaves) powder or Ghee form can be used.... Ashchhotan by cow milk
Vd. Rahul Marwah: @ Hemant --- jaluka at apang Pradesh might b useful…..But pls elaborate the reason for such condition of the patient
Dr. Bhavesh Rathod:
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IPR Chhayaben: Tratak,  information is v logical n useful information...
Vd. Hardik bhatt: Yes tratak is a very good exercise for eyes
Dr. P. A. Deshpande: Tratak is very useful in reducing the power however immediately after it netra tarpan with plain cool water will give added and quick results. " Appojyoti rasomrutam bramhabhur bhoswrum". After suryargha we apply water on the eyelids. This carries the same message.
@ Dr. Hemant: Regarding reddish as in image is acute case of conjunctivitis netra tarpan with juice of Durva with very small quantity of turmeric for 15-20min. There after cooling with cotton covered ice pack for 20-30min. Will give immediate relief. Patient may have constipation. If taken care will remove basic cause similarly massage with triphala ghrut on foot and skull will reduce heat and control infection. While taking bath add 4 tsf of epsom salt which will help to reduce ……Dryness of body. The same treatment is useful for retinal diseases also only add juice of coriander, carrot and beetroot in diet.
Dr. Ramiz Gadhiya: In Dincharya.....Anjana Is Describe as Dincharya activity.....So that it will prevent The eye disorder.....
Dr. Renu Agarwal: And weekly application of rasanjan
Dr. Prerak Shah: Let's conclude this topic now.

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