Throughout history, maintennace of eye sight and vision health have held prime importance in medicinal science. Various healing practices have been developed by people to ensure optimum health of this highly important human body sense. However, modern stressful lifestyle poses new and imposing challenges including several dreadful diseases which may even cause vision loss. Eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy, retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eyes, and several others are increasing day by day. Thanks to ancient Ayurvedic therapies, most of these diseases can be successfully cured today. Now one can improve visual quality with the help of Ayurveda eye hospital in Kerala. In fact, the ancient Ayurveda classic has a specialized branch of Ayurvedic Ophthalmology which contains successful treatments for diseases of retina and nerves.

Ayurveda Eye Treatment focuses on maintaining a balance of 3 doshas by several means. The chief treatment procedures include Tharpana, Nethradhara, Anjanam, Aschotanam, Nasya, Virechana, Shirodhara, Shirovasti, Pindi and Vidal aka. In addition to these therapies, nourishing Ayurvedic medicines are given to strengthen the whole system of the eye, right from the cornea to lens, retina, and optic nerves. Synergic use of Ayurvedic therapies with eye exercises and medicines help in strengthening of eye muscles, optimizes retinal function and corrects refractive errors. Ayurvedic treatments like Netra Bandhana, Thulium, Netra Putapaka and Netra Pindi in combination with eye exercises like sunning, palming, eye wash, candlelight reading,  ball exercises, steaming, and application of cold pack relaxes all the eye muscles, improves blood circulation in the eyes and softens and maintains the shape of the eyeballs.

Ayurveda eye treatment is tremendously reliable and secure, since they do not have any side effects. It is best to opt for Ayurveda treatment in Kerala for any eye disease and to help improve the quality of vision.


Ayurveda, as an alternate mode of treatment, is growing in popularity with every passing day. The field of eye care is also not untouched from the benefits of Ayurveda. Today, more and more people are opting for this mode of treatment. With growing competition, finding the best Ayurvedic eye hospital that provides a natural solution for eye diseases is becoming a challenge. But, the human eye, being a crucial organ of the human body, must be treated with utmost care. That is why it is important to look into the following few factors while searching for the best Ayurveda eye hospital for your treatment.

  • Reputation – Good treatment is often accompanied by good reviews and a spotless reputation. Make sure the hospital you got has both.
  • Feedback from Other Patients –Look for the best ayurvedic eye hospitals online and read the patient feedback on the doctors, nurses, and other caregiving staff on duty.
  • Visit the hospital – In order to get familiarized with therapies, procedures, and facilities offered by the hospital, it is important to visit the hospital personally. Getting a personalized consultation with the Ayurvedic physician is a must before opting for a particular eye hospital.
  • Budget – Don't forget to find out the cost of the treatment that you have been advised to take.
  • Ayurveda Therapies – Make sure that the hospital you opt for has the best equipment and upgraded treatments and therapies in Ayurveda to treat your condition. Ayurveda, as a field of treatment, is evolving with every passing day and it is important to keep yourself informed about the latest therapies in order to get the best treatment for your condition. Find out about the Ayurvedic therapies that are needed for your treatment and make sure that they are being administered properly and in proper time intervals by the hospital you opt for.

The best Ayurveda eye hospital that provides natural solutions for eye diseases are the ones that have a complete Panchakarma set up with trained staff.

NABH Accredited

Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Moongode) Pvt Ltd is now NABH Accredited. We are the first Ayurvedic hospital in Trivandrum as well as entire south Kerala to be Accredited by NABH

Introduction to Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Moongode) at Trivandrum, Kerala

Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Moongode) is located in Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram), Kerala. This is a Specialty hospital and provides only Ayurvedic Eye treatments. This institution is a part of Matha group of Ayurvedic Eye Hospitals and Specialty Eye Clinics.

Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital provides ayurvedic treatments mainly for Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration,  Retinitis Pigmentosa, Glaucoma and Degenerative myopia. These are the five primary target disease areas identified by the hospital. The Hospital also has a  dedicated Ayurvedic Childrens Eye care department (with a standardized treatment, medicine and eye exercise protocol) within all its units.

The founder of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals is Dr P K Santhakumari M.D (Ay), Retired Professor of Kerala Government Ayurveda College Hospital. She has extensive expertise in Nethra Chikitsa (Ayurvedic Ophthalmology) of over 30 years in various Government Ayurveda College Hospitals of Kerala State.  She is the recipient of the First "Best Ayurveda Doctor" Award conferred by Kerala State Government. Dr P K Santhakumari has been Conferred the "Legend Shalaki" award by TAS (The Association of Shalakis), which is the apex body of Ayurvedic Ophthalmologists in India. She has also been Conferred "Guru" Status by Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, Delhi under the Guru Shishya Parampara. 

Medicines for Treatment at the hospital are manufactured by Matha Ayurveda Healthcare Private Limited (GMP Certified medicine manufacturing company of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals). The medicines are prepared exclusively for the Patients of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals only. Our medicines are only sold on prescription of a doctor of Matha Ayurveda Eye hospital and NOT AVAILABLE to outside Patients or Physicians/doctors.

Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals was founded in 2003,and currently operates two Inpatient hospitals -  Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Moongode), and  Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Kudappanakunnu) in Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram), Kerala.

In addition to the two Inpatient hospitals, Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals operate a  Specialised Ayurvedic Preventive Ophthalmology unit - Healthy Eyes at Trivandrum, Kerala. Those Eye diseases (conditions) that have not yet progressed into a complicated stage may be referred to this unit (depending on the present stage of the disease). This unit provides only O.P level treatments (without inpatient admission) and the main aim of such treatments is to prevent the progress of eye conditions into eye diseases by making the eyes healthy. 

Outside Trivandrum (for the benefit of patients from Northern kerala), The hospital operates an O.P Unit in Calicut (Kozhikode), on second and fourth Fridays every month. Services of Senior Physician is available for Patients from Malabar Region on these days.

Outside kerala, The hospital also operates Matha Certified Centres in Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) and in Dubai (United Arab Emirates). Services of Qualified Doctors, who are trained in the protocols and procedures of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital are available at Matha Certified Centres.

The hospital DOES NOT provide online / telephonic consultations. All queries relating to expected results, treatment duration, costs etc are answered only after the patient has undergone a complete consultation at the hospital.The Hospital  also DOES NOT provide medical advise or medicines without diagnosing the present stage of the disease.

GMP Certified Ayurvedic Medicines Exclusively for Eye Diseases

Matha Ayurveda Healthcare Private Limited (The medicine manufacturing company of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals) is now GMP Certified.

GMP Certification is an internationally valid certification to ensure quality for the process and procedure adopted for manufacture of Ayurvedic medicines.

Matha Ayurveda Healthcare manufactures ayurvedic medicines exclusively for the patients of matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals only.

Matha Ayurveda Healthcare is probably the only GMP Certified Ayurvedic Medicine Manufacturing company manufacturing medicines exclusively for Eye Treatments.

The company manufactures only classical Ayurvedic medicines (Ayurvedic medicines that have been validated in Classical ayurvedic texts). Such medicines that have been validated in the classical ayurvedic texts are manufactured onlu using time honored manufacturing process and GMP Guidelines.

Dr P K Santhakumari (Chief Physician,Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals) Conferred GURU Status by Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth (New Delhi)

Dr P K Santhakumari, Chief Physician of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospitals has been Conferred GURU Status by Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, New Delhi.

Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth, is an elite Organisation under the Aegis of Govt of India, and conducts a National level exam for Ayurveda Graduate Doctors. On the basis of a competitive exam and interview, Ayurvedic Doctors are assigned to select GURU's for training for a period of one year.

Guru Dr P K Santhakumari, M.D (Ay) would be training students selected by Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth under the Guru-Shishya-Parampara scheme on Shalakya Thantra (Ayurvedic Ophthalmology).

Guru Dr P K Santhakumari is the only female ayurvedic Doctor having specialty in Ayurvedic ophthalmology to receive Guru Status,

Details of Guru Shishya Parampara under Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth is available by clicking the below link :

RAV Delhi website

Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Moongode) is now CGHS Approved

Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital (Moongode) Gets CGHS Approval for treatment of Ayurvedic Eye Diseases. CGHS Beneficiaries can now avail the Facilities of this hospital from 01 Aug 2015 onwards.

CGHS Beneficiaries are requested to complete the Office and institution level formalities before getting admitted so as to minimize the hassles in getting the treatment amount reimbursed.

Central Govt. and State Govt Employees may download the CGHS Approval Order for official Purposes by clicking on the following Link :

CGHS Approval Order