The patient in Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital had a bomb blast injury and he suffered from Traumatic Cataract, Cornea Opacity & Vitreous haemorrhage in the right eye and was completely blind in both the eyes. With complicated multiple procedures, the 37 year old Yemen national got back his vision
Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital, Bengaluru recently announced that they had successfully conducted a complicated multiple surgical treatment to a Yemen based patient who had lost his vision in a bomb blast, regained 85% of his vision. A Corneal surgeon, Cataract surgeon & a Retina surgeon were involved for recovering the lost vision of the patient within 3 days.
The 37 year old, Yemen patient, Sameer Abdo with a history of bomb blast, completely lost his left eye and was blind in his right eye too due to corneal opacity, Traumatic cataract & Haemorrhage inside his eye. The patient complained with severe pain in his eyes and could not even read or move around on his own.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Ravi Dorairaj, Medical Director, Dr. Agarwal Eye Hospital, Bengaluru averred, “We had performed a complicated multiple surgeries to the patient who came to our hospital with damaged Right eye which was found with multiple foreign particles in cornea. On further diagnosing, we found that he was suffering from Traumatic cataract &, Vitreous hemorrhage resulting in bleeding inside the eye. We took this case as a challenge when others were hesitant to operate for vision & performed the procedures successfully. Since he was young, we thought of giving a cosmetic correction to his left eye and proceeded with customized prosthesis.”
Dr. Bindhya,consultant Ophthalmologist Dr. Agarwal Eye Hospital, Indira Nagar averred, “At 1st we had started with the complicated procedure of removing multiple minute foreign particles in cornea and then performed traumatic cataract surgery with Intraocular lenses implantation & also intra vitreal injection. Post operatively, the patient was kept under observation. The next day, we observed that the patient slowly started regaining vision. After 3 days of immense observation the patient regained 85% of his vision.
Speaking about his vision recovery the Yemen patient, Sameer Abdo averred, “I understood that because of more complication & resource limitation, I was differed elsewhere for treatment. I thank Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital & its team of doctors who took my case as a challenge and brought my vision back. Now I am able to read books & even ride a motorbike on my own and I can move freely without anyone’s help.”
Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital a comprehensive eye hospital offering a one – stop solution for eye ailments; was started in the year 1957. Now the hospital is in its 60th year of offering quality services in eye care. It has 15 branches in Chennai & a visible footprint in the states of Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Odisha, Andaman & Rajasthan. A tertiary eye care centre at Mauritius marks its 1st ever step towards establishing an international presence extended upto 16 branches covering the Indian Ocean region, African countries & even East Asia.