Scleritis is eye disease. In this condition inflammation of white portion/sclera of eye occurs. It can be very serious disorder and lead to permanent loss of vision. Blood flow to the sclera increases in this condition. This condition is associated with autoimmune disorders. This condition can be the result of bacterial/fungal infection or trauma. One eye or both can be affected with this condition. This condition can be necrotizing. People with age more than 40 years are at greater risk of this condition. Women are more at risk of this condition. Inflammation with bluish hue in this condition occurs.
The main symptoms of the disease are following:
- Bluish/purple hue
- Severe pain
- Loss of vision
- Complete blindness
- Pressure to conjunctiva increases
Scleritis has anti-inflammatory properties. Using bilberry in the diet on regular basis can cure the symptoms of this disease.
It is the common name of the herbaceous plant. Extract of this herb used as an eye-wash and it is very effective against the inflammation of the eye.
A natural eye wash can be prepared with green tea or alternatively extract of green tea apply as an eyewash which can treat this condition.
The oral dose of fruits containing vitamin C (orange and lemon) can treat the scleritis. Add the fruits rich in vitamin C in the diet to cure the symptoms.
Carrots are the rich source of vitamin A. Take 2 glasses of fresh carrot juice can reduce the symptoms of scleritis.
There are very beneficial nutrients are present in fish. Add fish in your meals is effective.
Disease management of scleritis includes:
- Take care to avoid trauma
- On time treatment of any eye disease/infection
- Taking care of eyes
- Avoid long sun exposure