Eye Dryness with Homeopathic Management
Eye Dryness disease condition of the eyes, in which the tears are not able to provide adequate lubricant for your eyes. It can be due to many reasons e.g. Dry eye may occur if you don’t produce enough tears and this can leads to inflammation of the eyes or some time damage the surface of the eyes.
Causes of the Eye Dryness
The exact pathology behind this is not known. But some causes disrupt the healthy tear film. This has three layers: fatty oils, aqueous fluid, and mucus. The mixed combination of this layer helps to keep the surface of the eye lubricated, smooth and clear.
When there is any problem in these layers then it causes dry eyes. The problem with this layer due to Hormonal changes
- Autoimmune disease
- Inflammation of eyelids glands
- Allergic eye disease
- Symptoms of dry eye
- Redness of the eye
- Burning and smarting pain in the eye
- Difficulty in night timing
- Dropsy of the eyes
- Fatigue and blurred vision
- Difficulty in wearing the contact lenses
- Sensitivity towards light
- Stringy mucus in or around the eyes
- Burning and scratchy sensation in the eyes
Tear production tends to diminish as you get older than 50. Dry eyes are more common in people over 50.
Eating a diet that is low in vitamin A which is found in goat liver, carrot, and broccoli.
Wearing contact lenses or having a history of refractive surgery.
Eye infection tears have the capability to protect the surface of the eye from infection, when there is tearing of these layers then it causes a problem.
Decreasing the quality of life dry eyes may cause the problem of daily basis activities such as reading.
Damage to the surface of the eyes if left untreated severe dry eyes may lead to eye inflammation.
Homeopathic medicines for dry eyes
- Arsenic album
- Kali carb
Aconite: marked redness, with sudden onset.
Eyes look hot or dry.
Great help in relief in pain
Along with redness eyes looks hot as well
Belladonna: best-suited medicines for the inflammation of the eyes.
Marked symptoms of the inflammation like redness, burning, pain
Smart pain in the eyes.
Sulphur: best acted in marked itching in the eyes with a hot burning sensation.
Eyes look inflamed
Redness with marked swelling
Arsenic album: also indicated remedy for dry eyes. With a hot burning sensation. Inflammation of the eyes with a marked inflammatory sign.
Kali carb is also a good remedy for the red hot eyes with marked swelling on the eyelid.
Redness with bland lacrimation