Healing Insights: Ayurvedic Treatments for Glaucoma Revealed

Glaucoma, or increased intraocular tension, is a medical condition that damages the optic nerve. Glaucoma refers to a group of eye conditions that can damage the optic nerve. Damage is caused by intraocular (eye) pressure.

There are many types of treatments available to manage glaucoma. Even so, many are turning to Ayurvedic treatment to manage and potentially cure glaucoma. Because there is no risk of side effects from Ayurvedic medicines. In Ayurveda, an ancient Indian system of medicine, emphasis is placed on more comprehensive treatment and care for eye health.

In Ayurveda, glaucoma is defined as “adhimanta.” This translates into a condition marked by intense pain and pressure in the eye. The Ayurvedic approach aims to restore balance mainly by prescribing certain changes in diet, lifestyle, herbal remedies, and specific eye treatments.