Below are the main rubriks (i.e strongest indications or symptoms) of Silicea in traditional homeopathic usage, not approved by the FDA.
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Long-lasting photophobia; daylight dazzles eyes.
Letters run together, appear pale; dim vision after suppressed foot-sweat.
Occasional lightning-like flashes in eyes and a feeling as if something obscured the vision; nervous sensation in head.
Black spots before eyes; a persistent speck before right eye.
Momentary loss of sight, with uterine affections; pregnancy, etc.
Cataract; also after suppressed foot-sweat, or preceding ringworms.
Day blindness, with sudden appearance of furuncles.
Amblyopia from abuse of stimulants; nervous, sensitive persons.
Tearing, shooting, or, at times, throbbing, stinging pains in eyes in paroxysms; worse in draught or before a storm.
Ulceration of cornea; sloughing ulcer; non-vascular, with photophobia.
Pustular keratitis after psoriasis.
Opaque cornea after small pox.
Spots and cicatrices on cornea.
Eye inflamed from traumatic causes; abscesses.
Lachrymation in the open air.
Fistula lachrymalis; bone affected.
Swelling of right lachrymal sac, skin over it inflamed; glistening; throbbing pain; tears hot; worse evening.
Big styes; also to prevent their recurrence.
Blepharitis, with agglutination in morning.≡ more ...