Anophthalmia refers to the complete absence of one or both eyes at birth. It occurs when the structures responsible for eye formation fail to develop properly during early pregnancy.
- Environmental In some cases
- Exposure to toxins, or medications during pregnancy may also increase the risk of these eye conditions.
SIGN AND SYMPTOMS ANOPHTHALMIA
- Absence of Eyes
- Eye Socket Abnormalities
- Eyelid Abnormalities
- Facial Asymmetry
- Facial Anomalies
- Physical Examination
- Eye Examination
- Genetic Evaluation
- Imaging Studies: ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or computed tomography (CT) scans
FEW HOMOEPATHIC MEDICINE FOR ANOPHTHALMIA
Euphrasia Officinalis: This remedy is commonly used for eye conditions with symptoms of burning, itching, and watery eyes. It is often indicated for conjunctivitis (pink eye) and other inflammatory eye conditions.
Belladonna: Belladonna is helpful in cases of sudden onset of eye redness, heat, and throbbing pain. It can be used for conditions like acute conjunctivitis or iritis.
Pulsatilla: Pulsatilla is suitable for eye conditions with thick, yellow or green discharge, and the symptoms may change with the application of warm or cold compresses. It can be used for various eye infections.
Calcarea Fluorica: This remedy is indicated for conditions with weak eye muscles, especially for conditions like strabismus (crossed eyes).
Silicea: Silicea is often considered for styes, chalazia, and other conditions with the formation of pus-filled nodules on the eyelids or within the eye.
Aconitum Napellus: Aconite may be used for eye conditions with sudden onset and extreme sensitivity to light, especially after exposure to cold winds.