Shalakya is the branch of Ayurveda dealing with causes, pathology, symptoms, complications and treatment of diseases of organs above clavide or collar bone and hence also known by the name urdhwanga chikitsa.
The word shalakya has been derived from the word shalaka which means probe or blunt instrument, used for diagnosis of nose, eye, ear, throat and diseases of head. Some of the probes are probes of eye (Netra Shalaka), probes of ear (Karna Shalaka), probes of nose (Nasa Shalaka), probes of throat (Mukh Shalaka), probes of lips (Oshta Shalaka) etc.
Department of Shalakya Tantra (ENT, Ophthalmology & Oro-Dental)
- Theoretical and clinical study of fundamentals of medicaments and surgical applications of diseases related to head, eyes, ears, throat, oral cavity, teeth, gums.
- Well equipped procedure rooms for treatment of various ailments related to science.