International Journal of Ayurveda Research

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 53--55

Shushkakshipaka (dry eye syndrome): A case study


KS Dhiman 
 Department of Shalakya, I.P.G.T. and R. A., Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
K S Dhiman
Department of Shalakya, I.P.G.T. and R.A., Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar, Gujarat
India

Abstract Ashru-tear secretion is an integral component of the ocular surface physiology; when compromised (quantitatively or qualitatively) lead to shushkakshipaka (dry eye syndrome) with various ocular discomfort symptoms and ultimately the patient may land in corneal blindness.Local, systemic and environmental factors play a major role in its pathogenisis. Vata& Pitta/Rakta vitiation as per Ayurvedic view point are the major contributing pathological factors in its manifestation. Contrary to the available modern medical treatment / management regimen; Ayurveda propounds a systematic systemic/ holistic treatment approach in the treatment of dry eye syndrome. A patient of shushkakshipaka was treated with such treatment protocol, is presented as a case study in this article


How to cite this article:
Dhiman K S. Shushkakshipaka (dry eye syndrome): A case study.Int J Ayurveda Res 2011;2:53-55


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Dhiman K S. Shushkakshipaka (dry eye syndrome): A case study. Int J Ayurveda Res [serial online] 2011 [cited 2014 Aug 20 ];2:53-55
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