The baby suffered a hemorrhage in both his retinas and needs laser treatmentSonali’s little baby has a fatal disease that occurs in premature babies and leads to blindness. This disease is called aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity. The baby suffered a hemorrhage in both his retinas soon after he was born. If left untreated, the child will become blind. The newborn has already undergone 2 laser sessions and will need another one to ensure that he doesn’t become blind forever.
Soon after the baby was born, the parents had to run from one hospital to anotherThese first-time parents are very distressed. Soon after their baby’s birth, the parents had to run from one hospital to another, to make sure their premature baby is fine. But even after back and forth for almost month, they are still struggling to save their baby from becoming blind.
Abhijit repairs chimneys in his hometown in Naktala, West Bengal. With the increasing competition, he can’t earn beyond Rs 4000 a month. He has spent a total of Rs 3.5 lakhs. He has borrowed from his friends and relatives and spent his years of savings for his baby. Now even arranging Rs 40,000 is just impossible for him.