Qiu Hou (On the Face) Behind the Ball
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Qiu Hou (On the Face) Behind the Ball

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Indications:

  • Eye diseases. Short sightedness, inflammation or atrophy of the optic nerve, glaucoma, retinitis pigmentosa, convergent strabismus.

Pont Location:

  • A Manual of Acupuncture: Along the inferior border of the orbit, at the junction of the lateral one quarter and medial three quarters of the infra-orbital margin.

Needling Method:

  • Ask the patient to close their eyes and look upwards. Use a finger to push the eyeball upwards and insert the needle, first slightly inferiorly, then perpendicularly, between the eyeball and the inferior wall of the orbit, 0.5 to 1 cun.