About the Department
Shalakya Tantra which is one of the eight classical branches of Ayurveda deals with the description and treatment of organs seated above the clavicle region like the Eye, Ear, Nose, Throat and Teeth. The Teaching and training about the disorders of the supra clavicular region are being imparted by this department. Department works under 3 major categories like Ophthalmology, ENT and Oro-Dental sciences. Department has come up with the kriyakalpa procedure like Netratarpan, Seka, Aschyotana, Anjana, Bidalaka, Karnapoorana, Karna Dhoopana, Nasya, Kaval, Gandusha and Dumapana. The name of the branch is so called because of its excessive use of “Shalaka”, which means probe. The branch is also known by the name Urdhwanga Chikitsa, surgical, and para-surgical managementis also done in the department.
Diagnosis and treatment of disorder related wit Shalakya.
Ocular physiotherapy especially yoga and eyesight.