A clinical study to assess the efficacy of Usheer Heem in Netradaha w.s.r. Computer Vision Syndrome
Improper use of sense organs, violating the moral code of conduct and the effect of the time are the three basic causative factors behind all the health problems. Computer, the knowledge bank of modern life, has emerged as a leading cause for vision related discomfort, ocular fatigue and systemic effects. Burning sensation of eye is the most common symptom of Dry Eye Syndrome as well as other conditions such Blepharitis, Pink Eye and Allergies. One of the most prevalent is the presence of computer vision syndrome (CVS). It is the new nomenclature for the visual, ocular and systemic symptoms arising due to long time spent and improper ergonomics while working with a computer. It is emerging as a pandemic in the 21st century. CVS seems to be a Vata–Pittaja ocular cum systemic disorder that needs systemic as well as topical treatment approach. Usheer (Vetiveria zizanioides) orally and topically was administered in 30 patients having burning sensation feature of CVS. Group I (Experiment Group) was given oral and local treatment. Significant improvement in burning sensation of CVS was observed, whereas in Group II (Control Group) local treatment showed insignificant results.
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