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Do Myopia and Astigmatism kind of refraction errors cause intermittent squint? Can we cure squint with Ayurveda?

Hi Doctor, My child is 1.5 years old We have took him for eye observation to Eye as we noticed squit appear to his right eye sometimes Docotors diagnosed it as intermittent squint and SO they recommended to wear glass and review after 6months SO i would like to know from the experts that Myopia and Astigmatism kind of refraction errors will cause intermittent squint? Can we cure squint with Ayurveda Treat ment. Krish
Asked On : Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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1. myopia or nearsightedness is the common refractive error seen in children, and yours is no exception, and thus in order to see distant objects clearly the child has to put strain on his/her eyes to focus better resulting in Squint.
2. astigmatism which is abnormality in cornea can result in association with mypoia/hypermetropia if the condition goes on worsening.
3. any symptoms of headache/eye strain or eye fatigue you noticed?
4. In Ayurveda, apart from herbal treatment we have specific panchkarma procedures related to eye which helps in improving eye sight and lessening the chances of developing squint.
Answered: Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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