Pavitra

Month and Year of Birth: Sep 2017

Pavithra is from Hassan district. White reflex was seen in Pavithra’s left eye when she was 3-year-old. Pavithra’s Parents are born blind. Parents were asked to immediately take Pavithra to consult an eye specialist in Hassan. They were referred to an eye hospital at Bangalore for proper diagnosis. After the initial diagnosis, the doctor confirmed the child has retinoblastoma in both eyes. She was advised to undergo Chemotherapy and focal lasers. Post 6 cycles of chemotherapy, her right eye had been enucleated(removed) as the tumor was still active. Now, she is being followed up every 4 months.