(Last Updated on : 03/03/2012)
Myopia or near-sightedness is the ability to clearly see objects which are close but not those at a distance. Nearsightedness or myopia is a medical term, it occurs if the eyeball is too long or the cornea, the clear front cover of the eye, has too much curvature. Thus, the light entering the eye is not focused correctly and distant objects appear blurred. Myopia is known as refractive error. However, this refractive eye defect can be treated by various means. Besides, conventional means of using glasses, alternative medicines such as homeopathy for Myopia proves beneficial.
Homeopathy for Myopia is a useful remedy that is prescribed by symptoms rather than conditions. The treatment is suggested referring to the illness as it can manifest differently in different people. Thus the healing process through this alternative medicine depends on the symptom found in the patient.
Treatment of Myopia in Homeopathy
The medicine Physostigma 30 is helpful during increasing myopia, with small pupils and twitching eye-muscles. The eyes feel tired and irritated even after little use. Another useful medicine Phos 30 cures the general symptoms that include green halo surrounding lights, letters appearing red and puffiness of the eyes. Other useful medicines recommended in homeopathy include Belladonna. It is the most frequently used for eye troubles. It helps to reduce the myopic problems. Rhus toxicodendron. [Rhus-t] is another vital ophthalmic remedy that cures nearsightedness.
Apart from medicines, the homeopathic treatment for myopia also recommends eye exercises and relaxation techniques such as the Bates method. Besides these commonly attempted preventative methods can be wearing of reading glasses; eye drops and participating in more outdoor activities.
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