Ayurvedic treatment for Diplopia


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For minor irritants causing burning eyes, rinsing the eyes with clean water is recommended. Avoid factors that may cause burning sensation. If needed, change your contact lenses or eye protective gear to ensure safety of your eyes.6

The following ahar (or diet) and vihar (or lifestyle) are recommended for all kinds of eye diseases.

Local treatment procedures for eyes are explained in the name of netra kriya kalpa or the therapeutic procedures to manage eye diseases that include Parisheka (irrigation with water/ medicated decoctions),  Bidalaka (eye pastes), Aaschyotana (eye drops) and Anjana (eye salves).

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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