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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 1, Part E (2018)

An Ayurvedic management of computer vision syndrome

Author(s)
Dr. Manish Walia, Avadhesh Bhatt and Dr. Ajay Sharma
Abstract
Background: Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is a condition resulting from focusing the eyes on a computer or other display device for protracted, uninterrupted periods of time. It isn’t one specific problem. Instead, it includes a whole range of eye strain and pain & other symptoms are headaches, blurred vision, neck pain, fatigue, dry eyes, irritated eyes, double vision, vertigo/dizziness, polyopia and difficulty refocusing the eyes. These symptoms can be further aggravated by improper lighting conditions or air moving past the eyes. Research shows that between 50% and 90% of people who work at a computer screen have at least some symptoms. Dry eye is a major symptom that is targeted in the therapy of CVS. It is not a very dangerous issue but can cause serious problems if not get the attention at the time. The goals of Ayurveda treatment for CVS include correcting the vitiation of Vata dosha in body and in the eyes also, relieving the symptoms of dry eyes and correcting the digestive fire and encourage lubrication in the body.
Aim: To explores the role of panchkarma in computer vision syndrome. Panchakarma provide an effective solution for CVS. There are various relaxing methods that help in restoring the moisture in your eyes and calm your mind and body and give you serene feelings. These methods can be very effective and have variety depend on your requirements as Nasya, Shirodhara, Netradhara, Tarpana, Snehapan & Virechana also.
Material & method: In the present study, we collected and compiled references regarding classical Ayurvedic texts, research papers in peer reviewed journals & related data of different websites have critically reviewed.
Discussion & conclusion: We often choose allopathic solutions for most of our problems, but in Ayurveda, Panchakarma can be the better and effective solution as it ends the problem with the help of natural products and has no side effect. Ayurveda is one of the effective medical systems which are beneficial to keep your eyes healthy.
Pages: 297-300  |  1204 Views  94 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Manish Walia, Avadhesh Bhatt, Dr. Ajay Sharma. An Ayurvedic management of computer vision syndrome. Int J Appl Res 2018;4(1):297-300.
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