Sharp rise in patients with eye, breathing problems in Noida
| Friday | 9th November, 2018
Doctors across city hospitals said that while four-five patients were reporting eye problems till recently, the number had trebled over the past few days.
NOIDA: Doctors have reported a spurt in the number of people reporting to the city’s hospitals with respiratory and eye problems in the past few days.
Dr Rajat Anand, eye specialist at the Metro multispeciality hospital, said that at least half of the 10-15 eye patients turning up at his OPD every day, were children.
Doctors of the district hospital and private hospitals such as Jaypee, Metro and Apollo said that the number of patients visiting them with respiratory problems had almost doubled, this Diwali week.
They blamed it on “pollution and smog”, which further worsened after Diwali celebrations in the city.
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