Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of Biological & scientific Opinion (JBSO), Volume 3, Issue 2 (2015)



Drishti, Posterior Outer Retinal Necrosis (PORN), Tridoshas


Ayurveda, said to be the ‘Scientific of life and longevity’, is the most holistic or comprehensive medical system from India. It has attributed preventive as well as curative aspects in various disorders. It not only aims in healing, but also comprises of basic measures to maintain a healthy living. It consists of eight branches, out of which shalakya Tantra is that branch, which deals with all the normal and abnormal conditions of the parts lying above clavicle i.e. Jathu Urdvagatha Bhagas, especially the sense organs. One sub division of this branch deals with the ‘eye’ starting from its development, affection and various therapeutic measures adopted for alleviating their pathological conditions. Posterior outer rental Necrosis (PORN) is a variant of necrotizing herpetic retinopathy seen in AIDS patients. The patients will loss his vision due to HIV Virus. So the article says about the how to analysis the symptoms of PORN under Ayurveda and its management due to which the vision will be protected.

Cite this Research Publication

Ashwini B. N. and K. Siva Balaji, “Ayurveda and ocular manifestations in aids w.s.r posterior outer retinal necrosis”, Journal of Biological & scientific Opinion (JBSO), vol. 3, no. 2, 2015.