IMPORTANCE OF SEKA IN SHUSHKAKSHIPAKA (DRY EYE SYNDROME)
Dr. Tribhuvan Singh*, Dr. Vipin Kumar and Dr. Sheetal Verma
Eye is a most important sense organ of human body. That anyone can have hence all effects should be made to protect the eyes. Sushkakshipaka is a disease of eye which comes under Sarvagata netra roga causes by vitiated Vata dosha. According to Acharya sushruta it is a Vataja vyadhi and Achrya vagbhata also said that this disease is occurs due to vitiated Vata- Pitta dosha. The sign and symptoms are must be similar to dry eye Syndrome. A condition in which chronic lack of sufficient lubrication or moisture on the surface of the eye, due to inflammation of the ocular surface, neurotropic deficiency and meibomian glad dysfunction. It more prevalent in the female, especially in the menopausal and post menopausal age group. It has been categories as Aushadha shadhya vyadhi (curable by medicine) Ayurvedic texts enlist a number of treatment of this disease including both localized and systemic majors, in view of magnitude of the problems various preparations indicated for Shushkakshipaka. Seka is described as a best and cost effective treatment for Shushkakshipaka.
Keywords: Netra, Seka, Shushkakshipaka.
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