Dr. eye doctor in Mumbai, India. Akshay Nair was awaiting surgery on Saturday morning on a 25-year-old girl who had recovered from Kovid-19 three weeks ago.
The nose-ear-throat specialist was in the operating theater during the surgery of the diabetic woman. He removes myocardial infarction cells from the patient’s nose through a tube.
Mucormycosis is a type of fungal infection that is rare but dangerous. Infections are also found in the nose, eyes and often the brain.
Nose-ear-throat specialist while working. Nair’s work is about to begin. He will remove the patient’s eye through surgery, this type of work takes three hours.
Dr Nair told the BBC’s Sautik Biswas in India: “The patient has to keep an eye to save his life. This is how the body is harmed.”
According to doctors, the number of patients infected with this rare infection in India is increasing which hit the second wave of coronavirus infection. Patients recovering or recovering from Covid-19 are more likely to be infected with the fungus, also known as the ‘black fungus’.