Conceptual Study Of Goghrita eye drops (Aschyotana)in Computer Vision Syndrome
Conceptual study of Goghrita Eye drops (Aschyotana) in Computer Vision Syndrome.
Dr .Santosh .S. Mulik* , Dr. Dilip P.Bhusari
Computer Vision Syndrome ,Goghrita, Aschyotana, Eye drops
According to the National Institute of occupational safety and health ,Computer vision syndrome ( C V S ) affects 90% of the people who spend 3 hours or more a day at computer .With the advent of computer , users confront new challenges both at their work place and school systems. Computer is a heat factory . By working for long hours using a computer monitor, a complication of vision and ophthalmic symptoms may develop. They are collectively known as Computer Vision Syndrome. Lubricating drops can reduce the effects of dry eye in computer vision syndrome. But its preservatives are harmful to eye. So long term use is not possible and effects of lubricating drops are temporary. A recent study in Japan revealed that the majority of lubricating eye drop users were dissatisfied with the therapeutic effects. C V S syndrome includes burning sensation ,dryness, redness and itching in eyes..These symptoms related to Netradaha, Netrarukshtava, Netralalima, Netrakandu in Ayurveda.Goghrita is Snehonattam. It is Rasayana And Chakshushya .It has properties of Snigdha, Guru and Mrudu.Because of these properties Goghrita is very useful for vitiated pitta and vatta dosha in CVS . It has lubricating properties which may be useful in reducing the symptoms of computer vision syndrome. It contains vitamin A 3500/100gm, beta-carotene and Vit E. Vitamin A keeps the outer lining of eye ball moist and prevent blindness. Beta-carotene and Vit E which are well known antioxidants.
So Goghrita Eye drops(Aschyotana )can be used as alternative treatment in CVS.
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