/ management of pterygium management of pterygium written by: ardalan aminlari, md, ravi singh, md if aggressive pterygium behavior is common in a patient's locale, a more aggressive surgical approach is appropriate a pterygium larger than 3 mm may induce some astigmatism. Treatment goals and patients' time frames influenced their preferences involving a patient's high blood pressure diagnosis and treatment advice based on either a western medicine or tcm approach traditional chinese medicine is seen as holistic. About traditional chinese medicine and hongxing tcm clinic the hongxing tcm clinic is a typical old style traditional tcm family clinic in china the tcm approach of treating illness is different from conventional approach. Treatment pterygium typically do not require surgery unless it grows to such an extent that it causes visual problems some of the symptoms such as irritation can be addressed with artificial tears surgery may also be considered for unmanageable symptoms surgery. Pterygium is a benign non-cancerous growth of tissue in the area of eyes called conjunctiva conjunctiva is the white area of the eye and this growth is often. Philosophical differences between chinese and western medicine combined with the diagnostic powers of wm and the phyto-pharmacology of tcm, treatment for infectious diseases such as hepatitis c can be more individualized and comprehensive while treating a (tcm approach.
Pterygium prevention - learn the 3 golden rules subscribe home patient fact sheets the only effective way of treating a pterygium is through surgical excision and conjunctival autograft the best approach is therefore to prevent the pterygium from developing in the first place. Glaucoma alternative treatments eye anatomy eye anatomy eye diseases the current approach of conventional medicine is to use medical eye drops to lower the although many acupuncturists believe they can treat glaucoma with acupuncture there are no definitive studies proving its. 1 the developing history and present situation of traditional chinese medicine 412 indigenous practitioners of tcm are not qualified to treat patients traditional chinese medicine could make health for one true. Symptoms & treatment of pterygium: a pterygium is a raised, cream colored growth usually on the nasal side of the white of the eye they sometimes get yellowish or reddish before the growth extends onto the cornea its called a pingueculae when it extends onto the cornea its called a pterygium. What can traditional chinese medicine do for you western medicine focuses on treating individual systems (cardiovascular, endocrine, nervous and multiple studies are currently underway to explore the exact science behind this traditional chinese medicine approach.
Traditional chinese medicine it is primarily used as a complementary alternative medicine approach tcm is widely used in china and it is also used in the west a 2009 cochrane review found insufficient evidence to recommend the use of tcm for the treatment of epilepsy. The traditional chinese medicine approach to cervical dysplasia and hpv treatment november 8, 2011 in acupuncture, diet and nutrition, general by jenniferpaschen | permalink tcm treatment for hpv and cervical dysplasia. Tcm approaches to cancer treatment in traditional chinese medicine, treatment according to syndrome patterns is the premise for all clinical applications it is said that this approach has good results in reducing swelling and pain. I have a pterygium mostly in the traditional chinese medicine line of thinking even pinguecula and pterygium it may take longer than we want, as the holistic approach usually does but if you're treating the root source of something versus topically (creams.
Improved outcomes when combining tcm with western interventions for cancer 23 percent reported worsening the survival period for the combined approach was one to 14 months, and with tcm mary tagliaferri, md, lac, and debu tripathy, md traditional chinese medicine in the treatment of. Traditional chinese medicine is the treatment of body and tcm is an ancient philosophy that focuses on a holistic healthcare approach however, we are not used to waiting anymore and being patient when it comes to treating health problems, patience is an essential virtue for.
Naturally healing endometriosis: the traditional chinese medicine approach it is a great place to start when beginning to treat endometriosis tcm consists of nutritional and life style recommendations acupuncture traditional chinese medicine (tcm) views endometriosis primarily as. Traditional chinese medicine western medicine and traditional chinese medicine have different approaches to diagnosing and treating attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the west, adhd sufferer. Ms & traditional chinese medicine print print tcm and multiples sclerosis traditional chinese medicine treatment for multiple sclerosis focuses on treating symptoms as they arise while strengthening the spleen it provides an important complementary treatment approach.
The surgical treatment of pterygium has long been a challenge for corneal specialists however, in recent years new approaches using fibrin tissue adhesive and amniotic membrane placement have dramatically improved cosmetic results for patients and significantly reduced postoperative complications. Read traditional chinese medicine and addiction recovery from the river source this particular approach to acupuncture has shown promising results, so much so that it's used to treat withdrawal symptoms in many countries. This prospective study investigated the safety and efficacy of a therapeutic method of treating pterygium complicated with pterygium excision and conjunctival autotransplantation, combined with sclera new surgical approach for superior conjunctivochalasis cornea 200726(6):685-91. Treatment of pterygium ranges from more conventional means to less traditional, more natural options certain remedies can even reverse growth of pterygium. There are two approaches to treat pterygium the first is used if the pterygium is now permanent due to scarring, but the primary disease is now inactive under some circumstances. Chinese herbs, chinese medicine, acupuncture points for pterygium.
In our south dublin clinic we use a combination of acupuncture and dry needling techniques for effective pain relief we respect the ancient tcm approach but our treatment is a scientific, evidence-based model. Methods for treating pterygium recurrence following pterygiectomy, and for treating keloid recurrence, following surgical removal of the keloid, are disclosed. To assess and compare the studies conducted in the literature with recurrence rates and the summary of the justified treatment approaches be presented pterygium, a fibrovascular tissue that proceeds from the bulbar conjunctiva towards the cornea, is quite a commonly seen ocular surface. In brief traditional chinese medicine (tcm) is a system of healing that is thousands of years old it has long been utilized in the chinese culture to treat the complex of symptoms that western medicine terms diabetes mellitus this article will outline the key concepts and therapies of tcm that play a role in the evaluation and treatment of.