Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering.
The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat eyes diseases but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat eye diseases that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints. For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person.
There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of diseases:
Argentum Nitricum – chronic ulceration of margins of lids; acute granular conjunctivitis; cornea opaque; photophobia in warm room; great swelling of conjunctiva; eye strain from sewing; aching tired feeling in eyes; useful in restoring power to the weakened eyes.
Arsenic album – burning in eyes with acrid lacrymation; corneal ulceration; intense photophobia; oedema around eyes; external inflammation; ciliary neuralgia; better external warmth.
Belladonna – throbbing pain in eyes; excellent remedy for conjunctivitis; diplopia; squinting; ocular illusion; spasm of lids, sensation as if eyes were half closed; photophobia.
Calcaria carb – remarkable medicine for eye diseases; sensitive to light, lacrymation in open air and early morning; spots and ulcers on cornea; cataract; chronic dilatation of pupil; dimness of vision
Bryonia Alba – pressing, crushing, aching pain; glaucoma; sore to touch and when moving them
Causticum – excellent remedy for eye diseases; cataract with motor disturbances; inflammation of the eyelids; sparks and dark spots before eyelids; paralysis of ocular muscles after exposure to cold.
Euphrasia – catarrhal conjunctivitis; the eyes water all the time; discharge thick and excoriating; burning and swelling of the lids; free discharge of acrid matter; little blisters on cornea; ptosis; opacities.
Gelsemium – ptosis, eyelids heavy, patient can hardly open them; double vision; orbital neuralgia with constriction and twitching of muscles; serous inflammation; retinitis; dim sighted.
Lachesis – defective vision after diphtheria; extrinsic muscles too weak to maintain focus;
Lycopodium – night blindness; ulceration and redness of lids; eyes half open during sleep; sees only one half of an object.
Mercurius – profuse, burning, acrid discharge; lids red, thick, swollen; parenchymatous keratitis; iritis with hypopyon.
Mezareum – ciliary neuralgia after operations; especially after removal of eyeball.
Natrum mur – muscles of the eye weak and stiff; letters run together; asthenopia due to insufficiency of internal recti muscle; lacrymation; tears stream down on coughing; feel bruised with headache in school children.