Patient with improved vision could not see the facts

Issue - July - 2024, Posted On:   01 July 2024
The patient was diagnosed with hypermetropia. He underwent cataract surgery at the eye hospital, performed by the eye surgeon. Intraocular lens (IOL) was inserted in both eyes.

The patient kept consulting the surgeon periodically. After four years, he was referred to AIIMS.

For reasons best known to the patient, he sued the eye surgeon after consulting doctor at AIIMS. It was vaguely alleged that he continued to suffer farsightedness even after cataract surgery.
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