Hyderabad

Over 35 cases of eye injuries reported in SD Eye Hospital

Children who suffered eye injuries being treated at Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital on Friday.

Children who suffered eye injuries being treated at Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital on Friday.  

Deepavali celebrations were not incident-free in the city.

Firecracker injuries, mostly to the eye, were reported, some of which needed surgical intervention.

Surgery

Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital, a tertiary eye-care centre in the public healthcare system, saw over 35 people being brought in with eye injuries on Thursday and Friday. Of these, about a dozen injuries were deemed severe and were operated on. Among the injured admitted to the in-patient wards, was an 18-year-old engineering student whose eye injuries were deemed so severe that an evaluation of vision can only be done after the wound heals, the doctors said.

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