Benefits the eyes
Ask the patient to look upward and gently push the eyeball upward, away from the lower eyelid. Then slowly insert the needle 0.5–1 cun into the fatty tissue immediately above the orbit bone.
Caution: Do not injure the eyeball and the periosteum. Avoid the venous plexus and arteries! Pay attention to any pain from needling. No needle manipulation! Moxibustion is contraindicated.
After removal of the needle, compress the site for 10 minutes. Haematomas may still occur and it is recommended to inform the patient before needling. Alternative, use less difficult points for eye disorders such as Zanzhu BL-2, Sizhukong TB-23, Tongziliao GB-1, Sibai ST-2, Taiyang Ex-HN-5 or Yuyao Ex-HN-4.
Qiuhou EX-HN-7 is able to treat a wide range of eye disorders.