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Ayurvedic Opthalmology


Ayurvedic Opthalmology

Ayurvedic Ophthalmology

Shalakya Tantra is a branch of Ayurveda dedicated to addressing ailments above the neck. Shalakya Tantra offers specific procedures for neck and head organs, such as Nasyam, Dhoomapanam, Gandoosham, and Shirovasthi, proving highly effective for various diseases, including degenerative and infectious conditions. Ayurvedic texts like Sushrut Samhita and Charak Samhita provide comprehensive insights into Shalakya Tantra, covering the causes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of head and neck diseases. These texts list around 76 eye diseases, 25 ear conditions, 18 nose issues, and 11 lip ailments, all of which Shalakya Tantra addresses thoroughly. It not only focuses on immediate cures but also ensures complete eradication of diseases through follow-up treatments.

Eye Specialties @ Sreedhareeyam

Degenerative disease is the result of a continuous process based on degenerative cell changes, affecting tissues or organs, which will increasingly deteriorate over time

 Neuro and Degenerative disease

It occurs when inflammatory cells travel to the place of an injury or foreign body like bacteria. If inflammatory cells stay too long, it may lead to chronic inflammation. Chronic inflammation is a symptom of other health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Inflammatory Disease

Refractive errors are a common eye condition that occurs when the eye's shape prevents light from focusing directly on the back of the eye

Refractive Errors

Vascular disease includes any condition that affects your circulatory system, or system of blood vessels. This ranges from diseases of your arteries, veins and lymph vessels to blood disorders that affect circulation.

Vascular Disease

Corneal disease is a group of conditions that affect your cornea (the clear window at the front of your eye).

Corneal and Scleral Disease

Sreedhareeyam Eye Hospital

Sreedhareeyam, a leading center for the treatment of eye diseases, offers comprehensive care for all 72 eye ailments mentioned in Ayurveda, including those affecting the cornea, eyelids, optic nerves, and retina. The clinic's doctors combine professional qualifications with traditional knowledge passed down through generations. Traditional methods are employed to diagnose ailments, complemented by modern diagnostic tools. This balanced approach reduces reliance on a single system, resulting in unmatched treatment outcomes. The treatments undergo continuous research and clinical evaluation, ensuring success in treating both common and rare diseases.

Major Eye Diseases treated at Sreedhareeyam

As the only super-specialty Ayurvedic eye hospital network, it serves around 1 lakh outpatients and 11000 inpatients annually, solidifying its reputation as a trusted destination for eye treatments.

  • Refractive Errors (Myopia, Hyperopia, Presbyopia, Astigmatism)
  • Age-related macular degeneration,(ARMD)
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy,
  • Optic neuropathy/Toxic Optic neuropathy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Uveitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Squint
  • Cataract
  • Eals disease
  • Chronic dry eye
  • Amblyopia
  • Branch retinal artery occlusion
  • Branch retinal vein occlusion
  • Central retinal artery occlusion
  • Central retinal vein occlusion
  • Central serous retinopathy
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Cystoid macular edema
  • Hypermetropia
  • Optic atrophy
  • Optic neuritis
  • Retinal detachment
  • Retinopathy of prematurity