The department has fully equipped state­of­the­art basic diagnostic equipments to carry out eye tests such as Auto Refractometer, Slit Lamp Examination, Applanation Tonometer, Ophthalmoscope.

Mode of treatment (Methodologies Followed):

  • Screening & Examinations for Eye
  • Preventive Care and Management through Ayurveda treatment modalities
  • Patient education and Diet counselling
  • Yoga and meditation

General Treatment Procedures

  • Kashayadhara: Measured dropping of herbal decoction added with honey to the eyes from a specific height for a specific period is called Kashayadhara. Any therapy in the eye generally starts with Kashayadhara. This has a cleansing property and is very soothing to the patient too.
  • Tarpana: Placing medicated ghee over the bordered eye balls for a specific period for 7 ­ 14 days is called Tarpana. Black gram powder paste (moong dal) is used to build the border around the eye balls to keep the medicine inside. Tarpana improves the vision very much and in children it often gives results even within a short span of 7 days itself. In cases of myopia this is proved to be very helpful in improving the distant vision to considerable level.
  • Nasya: Instilling medicated oil by drops into both nostrils is known as Nasya.This is done especially to clean up the passage and to nourish the organs and improve the nerve system. This also helps to improve complexion and to lifts the face. This is usually carried out after kashaya dhara preferably at mornings or evenings.
  • Shashtika sweda: Massaging with a poultice made with herbal milk decoction and paste over the closed eyes for a prescribed time and under controlled pressure is called Shashtika sweda. This is generally done in cases with high astigmatism and weak and small eye balled people.
  • Pichu: Placing cotton or cotton cloth soaked in medicated oil over the centre of head (Bregma) for a specific period is called Pichu. Pichu is performed in those patients who cannot withstand the course of Shirovasti. This is useful in diseases of eye ear nose and head ache depending on the medicinal quality of oil.
  • Shirodhara: This is one of the major therapies in Ayurveda, carried out in cases of Neurological eye disorders, Head ache, Thyroid dysfunction diabetic retinopathy and many other problems related with hormones. Patient is made lying on a specially designed therapy bed with a forehead band. Medicine (Medicated oil, milk or butter milk or sometimes plain water are used) is kept in a bronze or mud vessel which has a hole on the bottom inserted with a strip of cloth for about 1/4 meter. The medicine is dropped to the forehead continuously for about 45 minutes to one hour.
  • Takradhara: Measured un interrupted flow of medicated buttermilk (Takra)to the forehead on supine position from about 4 angula height(about 4 finger width) for about 45 min to 1 hour. Performed in cases of Pitta origin and Diabetes complications too. Very common in skin diseases.
  • Shirovasti: One of the major therapies in Ayurveda performed generally in Neurological disorders including that of eye. The medicated gingili oil about 1 litre is placed above the head in a special cap for about 1 hour or until some specified signs are seen.
  • Putapaka: Putapaka procedure is similar to that of Tarpana where instead of Ghee Medicated herbal juice extract is used after processing. Usually carried out followed by Tarpana course to empower the eyes and to improve the vision.
  • Mastaka Lepa : Applying of medicated paste over forehead for specific time period, performed in the case of neuro degenerative opthalmic conditions.
  • Aschyotana : Instilling medicated Ghee / Drops to eyes for specific frequency.This is useful in Dry eyes , myopia, and allergic and inflammatory eye disorders.
  • Anjana : where medicines applied over eye lid margin . carried in the cases of corneal opacities , degenerative conjuctival dissorders .
  • Eye excercises :These are specifically designed eye excercises which are targeting different parts of eye to strengthen its normal function. Eye excercises helps many who are dependent on glasses for their correction of refractive errors.By eye excercises many have permanently discarded the glasses or atleast reduce the power of glasses .
  • The symptoms that you see when you should visit us:

    • Do you have any symptoms of blurriness of vision or photophobia or redness of eyes?
    • Do you suffer often from allergic eye dissorders ?
    • Are you Diabetic and have vision problems?
    • Are you prone to recurrent eye infections?

The symptoms that you see when you should visit us:

  • Eye disorders and General Eye check up for children and Geriatrics
  • Refractive errors, Immature stages of Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Age related Macular Degeneration
  • Macular edema
  • Allergic eye disorders
  • Computer vision syndrome
  • Stye
  • Pterygium
  • Glaucoma
  • Diseases of optic nerve
  • Squint
  • Neurodegenerative Dissorders
  • Infective eye disorders
Dr. Rekha T A
Specialization: Ophthalmology, ENT   Degree: BAMS & MD(Shalakya)
12 Years Experience
Mon -Fri 10 to 5 PM ; Sat-Sun 10 to 3 PM
+91-80-28567000, +91-80-32022857
Specialization: ENT & Opthalmology BAMS,MS
7 Years Experience
Mon-Fri 10 to 5 PM ; Sat-Sun 10 to 3 PM
+91-80-28567000, +91-80-32022857

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