Beware of arrow injury during Dusshehra



Beware of arrow injury during Dussehra as bow and arrow can cause perforating injuries in the eyes, said Padamshri & Dr. B C Roy National Awardee, Dr. KK Aggarwal, President, Heart Care Foundation of India and MTNL Perfect Health Mela.
Any perforating injury in the eyes can end up in permanent loss of vision.
Eye injury is the leading cause of blindness in one eye. Any injury in and around eye should be taken seriously and reported to emergency of a hospital immediately. After an injury, following precautions should be taken.
  • Oral intake of any food should be stopped immediately.
  • Never rub or massage the eye
  • Do not try forcibly to open the injured eye
  • Never apply an ointment to the injured eye.
  • Patching the eye is not a must.
  • Never panic
  • Immediately rush to the doctor to save the vision.


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