A MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPROACH TO ARMD - A CASE REPORTJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2019-04-07
Authors : Shrikanth Kulkarni R Sharada H; Ahalya S.;
Page : 1198-1202
Keywords : ARMD vataja Timira.;
Introduction:A common chronic, progressive, degenarative disorder of a crical region of Retina called Macula, that affects older individuals over 60 years and with features of central vision loss as a result of abnormalities in the photoreceptors cells often resulting in Geographic atrophy or Neovasularization.There is no direct reference in Ayurvedic classics , depending upon the Clinical features can be compared to Vataja Timira. Purpose: There is no satisfactory treatment in modern science , so this study has been done to point out Ayurveda treatment protocols in ARMD to give a better solution. Methods: A 70 year old patient presented with cheif complaints of bilateral blurring and central vision loss since 2 years ,wavy vision , apperance of black spot and flashes of light since 6 months in both eyes. Discussion: Ayurveda advocates significant role in the management ARMD(Dry). Here therapeutic approach has been done to slow down vision loss by Snigdha Virechana, Nasya, Tarpan , along with internal medications.
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