Causes of myopia and treatment

Causes of myopia and treatment
Causes of myopia and treatment

        Traditional Chinese medicine considers that causes of myopia is by injured internal organs and insufficient liver qi. Heart Yang is week and yang, Yin deficiency and Yang excessive, can cause the light in the eyes to be unable to extend beyond the distance; liver and kidney Yin deficiency, lack of essence and blood, light can only see near. And the treatment of myopia by Chinese medicine as following.
Food therapy for myopia:
        Myopic and accompanied by visual fatigue, white complexion, heart palpitations and fatigue; insomnia and more dreaminess, sore waist and knees, white tongue, thready pulse.
Treatment: Nourish the liver and kidney, essence and blood, nourish the heart and qi, and calm the mind.
Prescription: Qian Jin Tang Ming Mu Soup:
        Fructus Lycii 12g, Flos Chrysanthemi (chrysanthemum) 10g, Fructus Mori (mulberry) 10g, Semen Cuscutae 10g, Radix Rehmanniae Preparata 15g, Poria 10g, Cortex Moutan 10g, Rhizoma Dioscoreae (yam) 10g, Rhizoma Alismatis 10g, Fructus Corni 6g, Radix Codonopsis 15g
Addition and subtraction:
Blood deficiency: Add Radix Angelicae Sinensis 10g, Donkey-hide Glue 10g;
With Qi deficiency: Add Radix astragali 15g, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae 10g.
Acupuncture for myopia
Advantages: Acupuncture therapy is one of the effective methods to treat myopia, and it has been widely used. Among the methods of acupuncture. In clinical practice, more early treatments are performed on traditional acupoints. According to reports, acupuncture at Yiming acupoint, the total effective rate is more than 90%, and almost the original diseased eyes have visual improvement. At that time, people also found that in the 30-minute process from acupuncture starting to the end, the vision improved, indicating that acupuncture has a rapid and accurate effect on myopia.
Disadvantages: According to the current experience, the short-term effect of acupuncture in the treatment of myopia for younger people is definite, but the long-term effect is not yet satisfactory, and the research needs to be further deepened.
Massage for myopia:
1. Press and squeeze the Jingming acupoint: Use the thumb of one hand to gently rub and press the Jingming acupoint (the base of nose and next to the inner canthus of the two eyes), first press down, and then squeeze upward.
2. Rub Tianying Point: Use your thumbs to gently rub the Tianying Point (under the brow and the upper corner of the eye socket).
3. Rub Sibai acupoint: Rub the Sibai acupoint in the center of the cheek with your forefinger (the center of lower edge of the eye socket, and lower as width as finger).
4. Press Taiyang acupoint and scrape the eye sockets: Press Taiyang acupoint with thumbs, and then use the second inner side of the forefinger to lightly scrape the eye sockets, from the inside up -> Outside up -> outside down -> inside down, massage the acupoints around the eye sockets such as Cuan Zhu Yu Yao, Si Zhu Kong, Tong Zi Liao, Qiu Hou, and Cheng Qi. It is good for pseudo-myopia or prevention of the deepening of myopia.


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