There are five sense organs i.e. eye, ear, nose, tongue and skin. Among these sense organs, Ayurveda gives prime importance to the eye. It says “Sarvendriyaanam Nayanam Pradhanam
. Eyes allows to understand and navigate the world around us. Today’s world is all about technology. Life without technology would have been so difficult and unmanageable. It has touched every aspect of the lives of people. With its good effects it has some disadvantages also, inappropriate use of technology may also lead to various health concerns. Extensive viewing of the gadgets like computer screen, smart phones, television etc. can leads to symptoms like eye discomfort, fatigue, blurred vision, headache and dry eyes and other symptoms of eyes strain. These symptoms come under the spectrum of disorder called computer vision syndrome. In Ayurveda
we tried to relate these symptoms with the symptoms of disease known as shushkakshipaka
. In this study we tried to explain the symptoms, pathophysiology of computer vision syndrome as of Shushkakshipka
management like Tarpan
has been explained with their mode of action. Our aim of study is to manage these diseases with Ayurveda
which not only helps in curing the disease but also maintaining the health and functions of eyes without side effects.
Prevalence of CVS ranges from 64% to 90% among computer users. Nearly 60% million people suffer from CVS globally and millions new cases of CVS occurs each year.