Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Platinum Metallicum in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Burning sensation of heat in the eyes, with drowsiness, as if they would close; on closing the eyes, less pain; on attentively looking at an object, sensation as if water was gathering in them; more in the room than in the open air.
Drowsy pressure in the eyes, in the forenoon, without inclination to sleep (aft. 2 h.).
Frequent formication in the right canthus; he has to rub it.
Erosion and a sensation of coldness in the right eye.
Quivering of the eyelids.
Sensation as if a grain of sand had gotten into the right eye, she must wink.
Painless drawing about the left eye, with dimness of vision as through gauze, and a sensation as if the eye was glued fast together.
Pain of the eyes in the evening by candle-light, and when looking attentively at anything; they first itch, so that she must rub, then they begin to suppurate, are very painful; there is a glittering and quivering before them, so that she does not see anything, and must close her eyes, when she falls asleep.≡ more ...