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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Keratoconu Treatment in Ayurveda - Causes, Symptoms & Ayurvedic Treatment

keratoconus, keratoconic cornea

Keratoconus literally means "cone-shaped cornea, is not so common condition which that happens when normally round, dome-like cornea becomes thin and gradually develops a cone-like bulge, that causes blurred vision and may cause sensitivity to light and glare. Keratoconus usually affects both eyes and generally begins to first affect people ages 10 to 25. The condition may progress slowly for 10 years or longer.

Keratoconus initially might develop in one eye only, but usually affects both eyes with one eye being more severely affected than the other. Both males and females are equally affected.

AYURVEDIC VIEW

According to Ayurveda, vitiation in Pitta results in eyesight related problems like Keratoconus condition.

CAUSES OF KERATOCONUS

Etiology of keratoconus is still unknown.

  • It is considered to be an inherited condition, holding a family history.
  • Forceful rubbing of eyes results in injury to eye raises the risks of developing keratoconus.
  • May be associated with certain conditions, such as retinitis pigmentosa, Down syndrome, Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
  • Also related to certain allergies such as eczema, hay fever and asthma etc.
  • Repeated exposure to UV rays and continuous eye irritation.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF KERATOCONUS

There might be alteration in the signs and symptoms of keratoconus as the disease progresses. Keratoconus generally affects both eyes, however symptoms in either eye may differ.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

  • Early symptom of keratoconus includes development of uneven shaped cornea, appearing as a ‘bulge’ advancing from the eye socket.
  • Blurred or distorted vision.
  • Poor night vision.
  • Results in increased eye pain, headache or strain to eye.
  • Sensitivity to bright light, sunlight and glare increases.
  • Regular need to changes in eyeglass prescriptions.
  • Sudden fading or clouding of vision.

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR KERATOCONUS

1. Punarnava Mandoor

Punarnava mandur is a classical ayurvedic tablet prepared in Planet Ayurveda. It is a combination of herbs that all together work for managing the eyesight related problems. This is an effective Ayurvedic treatment for Keratoconus condition.

This herbal product possesses anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, carminative and immunity enhancing properties etc. properties that help to remove toxins from body, purify the blood, enhance the immunity, helps to improve eyes related problems.

MAIN INGREDIENTS:-

  • Boerhaavia diffusa (Punarnava)
  • Zingiber officinale (Shunti),
  • Piper longum (Pippali),
  • Piper nigrum (Maricha),
  • Emblica officinalis (Amalaki),
  • Terminalia chebula (Haritaki),
  • Piper chaba (Chavya),
  • Curcuma longa (Haridra),
  • Embelia ribes (Vidanga),
  • Plumbago zeylanica (Chitrak Mool),
  • Ferric oxide calx (Mandoor Bhasma)

DOSAGE:- 2 Tablets in morning and 2 in evening with plain water after meals.

2. Bilberry Capsules

Bilberry Capsules are purely natural product prepared using Bilberry which possess so many useful properties providing benefits to eyes. Therefore this herbal product of Planet Ayurveda is very efficient Ayurvedic treatment for Keratoconus condition.

HERB USED:-

Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus) - Bilberry is quite effectual herb for eye sight related problems, helps to improve eyesight, especially night vision. It comprises anthocynosides and also very good source of vitamin A, C, E, K, magnesium, zinc and iron. It is also very high in anti-oxidants. All its property are beneficial in in managing eye sight related troubles.

DOSAGE:- 1 Capsule in morning and 1in evening daily after meals.

3. Angel Eye Vitale

Angel eye vitale is an effective Ayurvedic preparation that brings amazing results in problems linked eyes. This herbal formulation is rich in mineral zinc, copper, lutein, zeaxanthin, astaxanthin and and vitamins A, vitamin C, beta carotene, vitamin E and bilberry, all these elements provides proper nutrition to eyes, thereby is efficient Ayurvedic treatment for Keratoconus condition.

DOSAGE:- 1 Capsule in morning and 1in evening daily after meals.

4. Gotukola Capsules

Gotukola capsules are herbal product of Planet Ayurveda prepared using pure extract of Gotukola.

HERB USED:-

Gotukola (Centella asiatica) - This herb is rich in vitamins like A, C and good source of minerals such as zinc, magnesium etc. which are beneficial in poor eyesight. Therefore this very good Ayurvedic treatment for Keratoconus condition.

DOSAGE:- 1 Capsule in morning and 1 in evening daily with plain water after meal.

5. Manjishtadi Ghanvati

Manjishtadi ghan tablets are herbal preparation which are efficient Ayurvedic treatment for keratoconus condition. It helps to manage the problems linked to weak eyesight.

DOSAGE:- Consume 2 tablets in morning and 2 in evening, (1 bottle)

6. Jeevantyadhi Ghrita

Jeevantyadi Ghrita is very useful Ayurvedic formulation for Keratoconus condition, as it possesses high levels of antioxidants due to which it is able to decrease the oxidative stress and damage of thinned out cornea and manage the eye sight problems.

DOSAGE:- Consume 1/2 spoon with milk - (1 bottle)

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at - costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030

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