Definition of ophthalmia in English:
Inflammation of the eye, especially conjunctivitis.
- The leaves of bael are useful in ophthalmia, deafness, inflammations, catarrh, diabetes and asthmatic complaints.
- Sympathetic ophthalmia, in which chronic inflammation develops in the uninjured eye, is a potentially serious complication of any severe penetrating eye injury.
- It is said to be useful in intermittent fevers, ulcers, ophthalmia, pleurisy, etc.
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