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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 72-75

Shatavaryadi Ghruta Tarpan on “Computer Vision Syndrome” W.S.R. to dryness of eye

1 Assistant Professor, Dept.of Shalakyatantra, Ayurved College, Nashik, India
2 Associate professor, Dept.of Agadatantra, Ayurved College, Nashik, India
3 Assistant Professor, Dept.of Rasashastra, Ayurved College, Nashik, India
4 Intern, Ayurved College, Nashik

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In 21st century, IT world is developing extensively. People work on computers for hours together, which is affecting their health adversely. Now days many people in the IT professions suffer from IT Syndrome, which affects different parts of body, the eyes are more adversely get affected. Within the IT syndrome, the groups of symptoms related to eyes are specially termed as “computer vision syndrome”. This syndrome present the symptoms-Dryness, Itching, Pain, Redness, Burning sensation, Blurred vision, Discomfort, Photophobia, Excessive fatigue and Headache. Though the syndrome is not described in classical Ayurvedic text but in sushrut samhita the shatavaryadi Ghruta2 Tarpan is quoted as best drug to remove symptom- dryness of eyes. Therefore, hundred patients suffering from computer vision syndrome were treated with shatavaryadi ghruta tarpan (modified). It is observed that Shatavaryadi Ghruta Tarpan is significantly effective on Computer Vision Syndrome symptomatically. It is also observed that the modified tarpan method by using glassless swimming goggles and wheat dough is less time consuming and easy to carry out the treatment.

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