GLAUCOMA

Homeopathy for Glaucoma

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Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases which result in damage to the optic nerve and vision loss.

The most common type is open-angle glaucoma with less common types including closed-angle glaucoma and normal-tension glaucoma. Open-angle glaucoma develops slowly over time and there is no pain. Side vision may begin to decrease followed by central vision resulting in blindness if not treated.

Closed-angle glaucoma can present gradually or suddenly. The sudden presentation may involve severe eye pain, blurred vision, mid-dilated pupil, redness of the eye, and nausea.

The excessive use of stimulants, either alcohol or tobacco, or any exhaustive mental or physical labour must be strictly forbidden. Only moderate use of the eyes should be allowed in any case, and during the attacks, or when they follow each other in rapid succession, complete rest is
necessary.
Bright light, either natural or artificial, should be avoided, or the eyes protected by sun glasses.

Homeopathy can help. Here are a few remedies that your homeopath may consider.

Belladonna
Often of benefit in relieving the severe pains of glaucoma, especially if accompanied by throbbing headache, flushed face, etc. The eyes are injected, pupils dilated, fundus hyperemic, and pain both in and around the eye, varying greatly in character, though usually seems to be deep and of a pressing nature ; sometimes, as if the eye were being torn out, or again as if pressed into the head, etc. The eyes feel hot, dry and stiff as if they might protrude.

Bryonia
On account of its action in serous inflammations in general, this remedy has been given with benefit in glaucoma. The eyes feel full as if pressed out, often associated with sharp shooting pains through the eye and head. The eyes feel sore to touch and on moving them in any direction. The usual
concomitant symptoms help in deciding us in the selection.

Cedron

For the relief of the pains of glaucoma, when they are severe and shooting along the course of the supra-orbital nerve.

Colocynth
Of excellent service in relieving the pains of glaucoma when of a severe, burning, aching, sticking, cutting character in the eye and around, always relieved by firm pressure and by walking in a warm room, aggravated by rest at night and upon stooping.

Phosphorus
Fundus hyperemic and hazy, halo around the light, and various lights and colours flashing before the eyes, especially when found in tall, slender patients.

Prunus spinosa
Pain severe, crushing in the eye as if pressed asunder, or sharp shooting through the eye and corresponding side of the head. Aqueous and vitreous hazy, fundus hypertonic.

Rhododendron
Incipient glaucoma, with much pain in and around the eye, periodic in character and always worse just before a storm, ameliorated after the storm commences.

Spigelia
Pains sharp and stabbing through the eye and head, worse on motion and at night.

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  • AbdulRehmanNadeem

    Under the Rhododendron slide (light green color)the characteristics of Cinchona are mentioned that need to be corrected

  • G.k. Sharma

    reply my case

  • Mashel Sadaat

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  • G.k. Sharma

    please reply anyone my question/case

  • G.k. Sharma

    reply olivia rosema

  • G.k. Sharma

    please prescribe him best medicine for glaucoma his bp blood sugar thirst sleep anger sex are normal but has hypothyroidism like spicy hate sweets has negativity about his glaucoma and always says that one day i will be blind very early.

  • G.k. Sharma

    oliva ji My patient is 32 year old he is male myopic and primary open angle glaucoma from age 25 due to family history of glaucoma i have tried physostigma 30 osmium met 200 and phosphorus 200 but result is nill so i said that glaucoma can’t treat homeopathy my patient and me are disappointed. my

  • Olivia Rosema

    You did not answer my question G.k.Sharma!

  • Anja Schmidt

    Don’t forget Physiostigma to treat glaucoma and to lower the intraocular pressure.

  • Debalina Sarkar

    Every disease can treat by Homoeopathy …

  • Olivia Rosema

    G.k. Sharma which remedy did you use that did not work?

  • G.k. Sharma

    glaucoma can not treat by homeopathy