Piece of wood stuck in Wayanad man’s eye; removed after 83 days
Kozhikode: A 4cm long piece of wood was stuck inside the eye of a 67-year-old man. The piece was removed from the eye of Pulpally native man after 83 days, at Comtrust eye hospital here.
The incident happened on December 5, when he fell onto a tree branch. He was injured in the eye after the fall.
Though he visited many hospitals and doctors, the pain didn’t ease. At some hospitals, he was even asked to conduct biopsy on suspicion of cancer.
As a last resort he reached the Comtrust hospital and the wood piece was found and removed through a surgery on Wednesday.
Chief surgeon Laila Mohan and anaesthetist Dr Dwideep Chandran removed the piece through a one-hour long surgery.
Hospital authorities informed that the sight of the patient was not affected.