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Ayurvedic Care Of Cataract

Introduction


Cataracts is a dense, cloudy area that builds up in the lens of your eye. It begins when proteins in the eye form clumps that prevent the lens from sending clear images to the retina. The retina works by converting the light that comes through the lens into signals. It sends the signals to the optic nerve, which carries them to the brain. Cataracts often develop slowly and can affect one or both eye.

Cataracts are common in People who aged over 40. People having Cataracts, can't read or drive properly. It is the main cause of vision loss and even cause blindness.

Types Of Cataract


Types of cataracts can vary between people. They’re classified based on where and how they develop in your eye:

  •  Nuclear Cataracts: It develops in the center of the lens and cause the nucleus, or lens hardens and become yellow or brown.
  •  Cortical Cataracts: "Cortical" means white opacities, or cloudy areas that are wedge-shaped and builds around the edges of the nucleus or cortex. Glare is the main symptom. Due to Cortical Cataracts, your vision become hazy and driving at night become difficult.
  •  Posterior Capsular Cataracts: These Cataracts develops quicker than other two types and affect the back of your lens capsule. Diabetes patients or people who taking high doses of steroid medications have a greater risk of developing a this Cataracts.
  •  Congenital Cataracts: This Cataracts are develops when you're child or may present at birth. Sometimes, it results from genes or sometimes due to an illness that present in pregnant women, called rubella. These are less common than age-related cataracts.
  •  Secondary Cataracts: These are formed due to some disease like diabetes or glaucoma and taking some medicine like steroid prednisone.
  •  Traumatic Cataracts: It forms after an eye injury and if your eye get hurt from a burn, chemical, or splinter. It can come on soon after the injury or take several years.

What Are The Causes?


There are so many reasons for cataracts to happen. These include:

  •  An overproduction of oxidants, which are oxygen molecules that have been chemically altered due to normal daily life
  •  Ultraviolet radiation
  •  Smoking
  •  Hormone replacement therapy
  •  Prolonged use of steroids and other medications
  •  High myopia
  •  Certain diseases, such as Diabetes, Hypertension or Obesity
  •  Previous eye surgery or inflammation
  •  Family history

What Can Be The Symptoms?


Cataracts develop slowly, and they tend to affect people in older age. Cataracts often affect both eyes, but rarely equally. Common symptoms of cataracts include:

  •  Blurry, cloudy, or misty vision
  •  Trouble seeing in dim lights
  •  Double vision in the affected eye
  •  Vision may be affected by small spots or dots
  •  Some people with cataracts might seeing colors as faded
  •  Glasses need to be changed more frequently
  •  Vision is sometimes worse when there is very bright light, or glare
  •  Reading becomes difficult and eventually impossible

Risk Factors of Cataract


Risk factors that associated with cataracts include:

  •  Older age
  •  Heavy alcohol use
  •  Diabetes
  •  Too much exposure to sunlight
  •  Smoking
  •  Obesity
  •  High blood pressure
  •  Heavy alcohol use
  •  Previous eye surgery
  •  Exposure to radiation from X-rays and cancer treatments
  •  Prolonged use of corticosteroid medications

How Ayurveda Helps In Cataract?


From Ayurvedic view, cataracts is called timira or linga nasha. kapha dosha is for the most part in charge of cataract unsettling influence. In ayurveda there are some herbal remedies for cataract. Alongside drugs, way of life adjustments are additionally critical. There are great opportunities to cure cataract without surgery in right on time and direct stages. As indicated by ayurveda additionally surgery is the main treatment alternative in cutting edge organize or develop cataract.

Herbal Remedies For Cataract By Dhanvantary


Dhanvantary provides some herbal remedies like TRIPHALA CAPSULE, AMLAKI-RASAYAN SYRUP, for the treatment of Cataract. All of these remedies are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. Made from best quality herbs this remedies strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda.