Leader of Opposition M K Stalin on Saturday expressed shock over problems in vision for 20 people who underwent cataract surgery in Mettur government hospital in Salem.
In a statement, the DMK treasurer, who is also the former deputy chief minister of Tamil Nadu, appealed to the government to provide quality treatment to people at government hospitals.
Hhe said he was shocked to know that 20 patients who underwent cataract surgery at the Mettur government hospital in Salem district have complained of loss of vision.
“It is sad that government doctors are acting in such a careless way in eye surgery. It is also strongly condemnable,” the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader said further.
Special frequent training should be given to government hospital doctors on modern techniques in eye surgery and measures for post operative care, he said.
Stalin demanded that the government should take enough steps to ensure that not just people of Chennai, but those in other parts of Tamil Nadu too get quality medical care in government hospitals.