A PRE AND POST TEST STUDY TO EVALUATE THE EFFICACY OF VIBHEETAKYADI MASHI ANJANA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SUKLARMA (PTERYGIUM)Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 9)
Publication Date: 2019-09-02
Authors : Anjali.U; K.V Subhadra Antherjanam.;
Page : 756-761
Keywords : Suklarma Pterygium VibheetakyadiMashiAnjana Mamsavridhi.;
Background: Suklarma is a soft uniform growth of Mamsa (fleshy growth) inwhite portion of eye that grows slowly to Krishna Mandala (Cornea). It can be compared with Pterygium in modern ophthalmology. The World wide prevalence of Pterygium is 10.2 %. The main method of treating Pterygium is surgical excision which is associated with high rate of recurrence. This study, which analyzes the effect of VibheetakyadiMashiAnjana in the management of Suklarma, will assist in developing a cost-effective, non-surgical option in the management of pterygium. Methods:Ayurvedic Treatment Protocol included Snehapana, Virechana, Nasya and Tarpana and follow ups. Results: Out of the 30 registered patients, 83.33 % of patients got marked improvement where as 16.66 % of patients got mild improvement in both subjective and objective parameters. Conclusion: The study was an open labelled clinical study with total number of patients being 30. The drug formulation under study was VibheetakyadiMashiAnjana whose reference was found AshtangaHridaya, a classical (Indian) Āyurvēda textbook. The signs and symptoms, before and after treatment were recorded and graded. The grades were compared using the software SPSS ver. 20.The results thus obtained showed mild to moderate relief of all signs and symptoms with no relapse in follow up periods. This proves that VibheetakyadiMashiAnjana is effective in management of Suklarma (Pterygium).
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