The Department of Shalakya Tantra includes study of diseases of Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat and their treatment. Generally, classical methods of treatment are being used. Some methods are Kriyakalpas and Nasya. Surgical methods are also being used in the procedure of treatment
Students are being trained by the Department of Shalakya Tantra which helps them in becoming a good clinician. Further, the department gives them a good understanding of different surgical methods to become a better surgeon. The research that is carried out in the department helps in implementation of the knowledge to turn into a curious researcher.
The department imparts special treatment of various Ayurvedic procedures for the different diseases. For migraines, Ophthalmology, sinusitis, the Ayurvedic treatment is effective. Many eye illnesses, such as macular degeneration, glaucoma, and diabetic retinopathy, are successfully treated by professionals in this field. It described an operation in ancient Ayurvedic writings as the best way to treat cataracts