Three Mumbaikars are a living testimony of the mosquito-borne virus's ability to affect vision, said doctors from a city eye hospital [ADITYA JYOT EYE HOSPITAL]. A 25-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man, who don't want to identified, have suffered permanent visual loss due to dengue, while 20-year-old Vishal Nawale has acquired partial vision in one eye after developing worst complications.
ADITYA JYOT EYE HOSPITAL'S EXCELLENT PATIENT CARE COMES TO FORE - AGAIN
The third patient, Vishal Nawale, a 20-year-old science student from Acharya College in Chembur, had the worst complications including cataract and retinal detachment but has acquired partial vision in one eye so far. "It is a miracle that Vishal can see," said Dr Radhika Krishnan from the eye hospital.[ADITYA JYOT EYE HOSPITAL]
Dr Chinmay Nakwa [ OF ADITYA JYOT EYE HOSPITAL], the retina eye surgeon who operated on both of Vishal's eyes, said that the boy had suffered a retinal detachment in his left eye.
"His vision in both the eyes will improve in the coming months," said Dr Nakwa.
I am proud of you. Keep up the excellent patient care
Source : Times of India Mumbai Edition , Jan 10,2015