Ayurvedic Treatment For Eye Diseases

Ayurvedic science has a branch specialized for Eye Treatment. This is a “Perfect Science” based on scientific principles. This science is taught in academic level in a structured way as any science is done. Ayurvedic Doctors need to complete a basic degree of 5.5 years and a post graduate course of 3 years to practice ayurvedic ophthalmology.
Patients need to be aware of the qualifications of an ayurvedic ophthalmologist before approaching for treatment. Patients also need to be aware of the License, Approvals and Accreditation of the healthcare organization at which they plan to take treatment. The premier accreditation in case of Ayurvedic hospitals is NABH Accreditation.
At Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital, all patients are treated under the supervision of Highly qualified and experienced Ayurvedic Ophthalmologists. Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital is also the first hospital in Trivandrum as well as entire South Kerala Region to obtain the NABH Accreditation for Ayurvedic Hospitals.
Patients selecting ayurvedic treatment for eye diseases should comprehend the fact that only doctors having subject expertise in academic level as well as clinical experience can treat a complicated eye disease successfully.

Present Scenario of Ayurvedic Eye Treatment in India and Kerala.
Ayurvedic Ophthalmology gives equal importance to surgery as well as medicinal treatment. In India, there is a marked difference in the approaches towards ayurvedic eye treatment practiced in Kerala and rest of India.  In Kerala, emphasis is given to medicinal approach for ayurvedic treatment of Eye diseases, whereas in other states, organizations are handling surgical methods. Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital in Kerala provides ayurvedic eye treatments only using medicinal approach. This is one of the specialty of this hospital in the domain of ayurvedic ophthalmology.
Another misconception that patients need to be aware is the fact that Ayurvedic science or ayurvedic treatments are not a private asset. It is a science and qualified professionals are needed for treatment of eye problems. This fact is being emphasized as there are many patients who get carried away by false claims of tradition and non-scientific approaches towards ayurvedic eye treatment.

Why should I select Ayurvedic Treatment for my eye problem?
A very common question that may patients ponder before selecting ayurvedic treatment. The reason is that every system of medicine has its own advantages and disadvantages. Every system has its own strengths and weaknesses. So, a search for alternative medicines is absolutely necessary for any wise patient.
When Treatments methods come to an end in one system or if the progress is not there, and the complaints persist, the patient has to go for alternative methods. Considering the strengths of ayurvedic eye treatment and the facilities of Matha Ayurveda Eye Hospital, the following areas are taken with primary importance at this organization:
  1. Diabetic Retinopathy
  2. Macular Degeneration
  3. Glaucoma
  4. Retinitis Pigmentosa
  5. Myopia (Including Degenerative Myopia)
  6. Keratoconus
  7. Dry Eyes
The fact remains that in many Eye problems (including those mentioned above), where allopathic systems come to its limits, “There is still hope in ayurvedic system”