Symptoms and hints related to Eyes from the Hahnemann’s therapeutic hints by R.E. Dudgeon, originally published in 1894. …





Opening difficulty of -PHO.

– inability of, n-SEP.

Closed, morning-CAL., SUL.

Closure, evening-NA-M.

– spasmodic-HYO.

– from frontal headache- CAL.


Inflammation-ANT., ARS., BAR.

-with photophobia-NA-C.

-meibomian glands-DIG.

Stye-AGA., CON.


Agglutination-BAR., CAL., CB-V., CAU., LYC., MAG., NA-M., PHO., SEP., SIL.

-, m- K-CA., MAG., MAN. – and lachrymation-ALM.

Dry matter on-AM-C., GRP.

Dry scabs on edges, on waking, m-SEP.

Tension, m.-SUL-X.

Pain, burning-CAL.


-pressive, as from a grain of sand-GRP.


Upper Eyelid.

Heaviness and sinking down-SEP.


– and ptosis-ZIN.

Burning, itching-LYC.


Pain, with redness of eyes- SIL.

– burning and pressive-CB.V.

Outer Canthus.

Sticky matter-NA-M.

Burning and smarting-PHO.


Tendency to dilate-CAL.

Dilated and insensible-CAM.

Sluggish to contract-NI-X.



Cold feeling when walking in open air-ALM., CON., Heat and pressure-CB-V.


Lacrymation-CAL., CAU., K-CA., NA-M., PH-X.

– in open air-CAL., LYC, SIL.

– in wind-PHO.


– and agglutination-ALM, – and agglutination. n.-PHO.

Tears, acrid-NA-M.

Sticky moisture interfering with vision-LYC.

Swelling-GUI., K-CA.


Congestion, with frontal headache-ALM.


-with pains in canthi- SIL.

Inflammation-ARS., CAU., CLE., EUP., MEZ., NA-M., RHO., SIL.

with heat and pressure as from a grain of sand in- PHO.

-with agglutination by n., and lachrymation by day- LYC.

– with photophobia-BAR., -with burning-PH-X.

– excessively painful-ACO.





Pain, from straining sight-CB-V.

– sore-NI-X.

– burning-CB-V.

– – with dimness of vision – MAN.

– – and colic feeling-AM-C.

– and cutting when reading by lamplight-CAL.

-smarting-IOD., LYC., NA-M., SIL.

– biting, burning, e.-LYC.


– pressive, BAR., CAL., CUP., LYC., NI-x., SEP.

-pressive-shooting, lachrymation-GRP.

-prickling, by candlelight, e. -SEP.

– shooting- CAL., HEP., NI-X.

– -, e., from light -LYC.

– tearing-SIL.

– – and shooting, and in facial bones-SIL.

– as from a grain of sand, – – ALM., GRP., PHO.

Lachrymal fistula-SIL.

– – suppuration of -CAL.




Hemiopia, vertical-MU-X.


Hypermetropia-BEL., CAL., CON., DRO., LYC., MEZ., NA-C., NA-M., NX-V., PET., SEP., SIL., SUL.

Myopia-AM-C., CON., LYC., PET., PHO., SUL., SU-X.


– for daylight-GRP.

– with inflammation-BAR., HEP.

Dazzling by light-BAR. CAL., CON., K-CA.

– by daylight-SIL.

Dread of sunlight-PH-X.

Irritated by candlelight-LYC.

Sparks-AUR., LYC., SIL

Glittering-CAU., GRP., LYC.


Coloured stripes-CON.

Pale, when reading-SIL.

Gauze-PET., SEP., SUL.

Feathers-LYC., NA.C., NA-M.


Veils so that he cannot see- NA-M.


Dark nets-CAU.

Flying web-BAR.

Dark points- CON.

Dark spots- ANA., AUR., BAR.

Flying spots -AM-M., K-CA.,

Black spots-MAG.

– -, flying-NI-X.

– – and bright and stripes- Am_C.

– – and fiery stripes-SEP.

– – and light stripes- NA-M.

– – hovering-PHO., SEP., SIL.

– appearance-PHO.

Blackness, when walking or stooping-NA-M.

– on stooping -GRP.

-and glittering-LYC.

Weakness-ANA., AUR., SIL.

Dimness-ANA., BAR., CAL., DIG., PHO., PUL.

– by day, everything seems enveloped in a grey covering-PHO.

– by candlelight-PHO.

-from too much reading-RUT.

– sudden, on occurrence of tearing shooting headache NA.M.

– from cold-LYC.

-, flickering-AM-C.

-with burning-MAN.

-as through gauze-CAL.

Mist, on looking closely or reading-CAL.

Darkness, when reading- CAL.

-after eating-CAL.

Cannot read small print-NA-C.

– – or write without spectacles-SIL.

Letters run together when reading-GRP., NA-M., SIL

Sudden attacks of blindness-SIL.

Amaurosis-ACO., BEL. CAM., CON., DUL., NA-M., PUL., SIL.

– incipient-CAU.

– with contracted pupils-SEP., ZIN.

Crystalline Lens.

Cataract -AM-C., PHO., PUL., SIL.

R.E. Dudgeon
Robert Ellis Dudgeon 1820 – 1904 Licentiate of the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 1839, Robert Ellis Dudgeon studied in Paris and Vienna before graduating as a doctor. Robert Ellis Dudgeon then became the editor of the British Journal of Homeopathy and he held this post for forty years.
Robert Ellis Dudgeon practiced at the London Homeopathic Hospital and specialised in Optics.
Robert Ellis Dudgeon wrote Pathogenetic Cyclopaedia 1839, Cure of Pannus by Innoculation, London and Edinburgh Journal of Medical Science 1844, Hahnemann’s Organon, 1849, Lectures on the Theory & Practice of Homeopathy, 1853, Homeopathic Treatment and Prevention of Asiatic Cholera 1847, Hahnemann’s Therapeutic Hints 1847, On Subaqueous Vision, Philosophical Magazine, 1871, The Influence of Homeopathy on General Medical Practice Since the Death of Hahnemann 1874, Repertory of the Homeopathic Materia Medica, 2 vols 1878-81, The Human Eye Its Optical Construction, 1878, Hahnemann’s Materia Medica Pura, 1880, The Sphygmograph, 1882, Materia Medica: Physiological and Applied 1884, Hahnemann the Founder of Scientific Therapeutics 1882, Hahnemann’s Organon 1893 5th Edition, Prolongation of Life 1900, Hahnemann’s Lesser Writing.