NETRA – ‘Natural Eye Treatment and Research in Ayurveda’, a highly successful eye and retinopathy clinic was established by AVP Research Foundation (Formerly AVT Institute for Advanced Research in Ayurveda) in 2007, with an aim to provide safe and efficacious management for eye diseases and syndromes based on traditional healing methods. AVPRF being a reputed ayurvedic research foundation in Coimbatore, India, combines personalized eye treatment with leading-edge research to provide you with unparalleled eye care through our eye and retinopathy clinic. Our integrated practice brings together a multispeciality eye care team of experts to ensure the best care.
The eye is one of the most important sense organs, 80% of what we perceive comes through our sense of sight. We provide treatment for various eye disorders like Diabetic retinopathy, Hypertensive Retinopathy, Cataract, Glaucoma (Open-angle glaucoma), Computer Vision Syndrome(CVS), Age-Related Macular Degeneration(ARMD), Presbyopia, Corneal Scar, Corneal Ulcer, Dry Eyes, Optic Neuropathy, Pterygium, Refractive Errors in children( Myopia, Hypermetropia, Astigmatism, Keratoconus, etc.), Conjunctivitis, Watering of the eye, Retinitis Pigmentosa, Strabismus (Squint), Uveitis, Blepharitis, Stye, and other allergic eye diseases.
The treatments provided are highly personalized based on the constitution of the individual being treated. We recommend work-style modifications, eye exercises, dietary changes, Netra kriyas, and Internal medicines as required.
Few standard eye treatments in Ayurveda are-
Sekam- Pouring a very fine stream of medicated liquid over the closed eyes
Aschotana- Instillation of medicated eye drops.
Anjanam- Application of medicines to the internal surface of the lid margin in the form of paste/collyrium.
Pindi- Patching of closed eyes with medicated pastes.
Bidalaka- Application of medicated pastes to the outer surfaces of the eyelids.
Tarpana/Putapaka- The dough ring prepared out of black gram is applied around the eyeball, and medicated ghee/liquid is poured into the cavity.