What is Keratitis?
Keratitis is an inflammation of the cornea. Cornea is the clear, dome-shaped tissue on the front of your eye that covers the pupil and iris.
Symptoms of Keratitis-
Causes of Keratitis-
Risk factors of Keratitis-
Complications of Keratitis-
Diagnosis of Keratitis-
Diagnosis of Keratitis involves the following tests:
Precautions & Prevention of Keratitis-
Treatment of Keratitis-
Homeopathic Treatment of Keratitis-
Homeopathy heals inflammation and relieves pain and watery eyes. It treats the person as a whole. Treatment is constitutional. It means that homeopathic treatment focuses on the patient as a person, as well as his pathological condition. It balances the energy system, improves immunity and body functions. It naturally cures the root cause of disorder. Some of the homeopathic medicines that can be used for treatment of keratitis are:
Acupuncture and Acupressure Treatment of Keratitis-
Acupuncture diagnose by making an assessment of effect of external and internal factors like heat cold dampness etc. It then rebalances elements to quickly relieve complaints.
Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Keratitis-
For mild bacterial keratitis, antibacterial eyedrops treat the infection. For fungal keratitis, antifungal eyedrops and oral antifungal medication are required. Antibiotic eye drops are required when Keratitis is caused by the tiny parasite acanthamoeba. For viral keratitis, antiviral eyedrops and oral antiviral medications may be effective.
Surgical Treatment of Keratitis-
If keratitis causes permanent damage to the cornea that significantly impairs your vision, your doctor may recommend a corneal transplant.
Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Keratitis-