A case study “Efficacy of LaghuTriphala Ghrita Tarpana in Shushkakshipaka W.s.r. to Dry eye in computer user.”

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Vd Ankita O Tripathi


Introduction:    In Ayurveda Shushkakshipaka has been described under Sarvagata roga In Sushruta samhita Shushkakshipaka is vata dominating disease and its clinical feature exactly correlated with dry eye in modern ophthalmology. Dry eye is a disease of ocular surface caused by disturbance of tear film; this is commonest disorder especially in computer users. Dry eyes produces discomfort & reduces vision when tear film becomes chronically unstable & repeatedly break up into dry spot between blinks exposing the corneal and conjunctival epithelium to evaporation.

Objective: To observe the efficacy of LaghuTriphala Ghrita Tarpana in dry eye patients especially in computer users.

Material and Methods: A 22 yr male patient presenting with gradual blurring of vision with head ache, itching in both eye came to OPD of or institute. History and examination lead to the diagnosis of dry eye. So the pts treated by Tarpana therapy using LaghuTriphala ghrita.

Result: Remarkable result observed in the form of improvement in all the chief complaints.

Key words: Shushkakshipaka, Dry eye, LaghuTriphala Ghrita, Tarpana.


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Vd Ankita O Tripathi. (2020). A case study “Efficacy of LaghuTriphala Ghrita Tarpana in Shushkakshipaka W.s.r. to Dry eye in computer user.”. Ayurline: International Journal of Research in Indian Medicine, 4(01). Retrieved from https://www.ayurline.in/index.php/ayurline/article/view/324
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