CONCEPT OF CHAKSHUSYA AHARA AND VIHAR TO PREVENT MYOPIA IN CHILDREN
*Dr. Deepti Sharma and Dr. Shivkant Sharma
Eye is primary sense organ and vital necessity to take care of them by all means. All the Acharyas of Ayurveda have mentioned various measures for maintaining the eye in healthy way which includes ahara and vihar etc. Now a days life style changes, food habits, environmental pollution, industrial and occupational hazards as well as the increased / injudicious use of systemic & topical medicines made the prevalence of many ophthalmic diseases very commonly, myopia is one of them. We attempt critical analysis on Chakshushya dravyas and their line of action on the basis of mode of action. In the present era, chakshushya dravyas will definitely help in the protection of eye diseases or prevention of eye disease from common man to general practitioner. In this article a brief review on chakshusya ahara, vihar for prevention of myopia in children.
Keywords: Chakshusya Ahara, Myopia, Vihar.
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