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After suffering from methanol toxicity, male 38 lost eye

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After suffering from methanol toxicity, male 38 lost eye sight in one eye and the doctors in Yemen say he needs an operation in India to treat him. I wanted a second opinion on the medical document I will attach.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Relevant document is attached, his situation is serious and my mother thinks he is close to dying so I really need some information/second opinion please .
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hello. I'm Dr. Phil, licensed and practicing internist. Excellent service is my goal.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

this is very serious

what type of operation are they recommending?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I'm not 100% sure, it's a trial of some sort sort along then lines of trying to implement some nerves in the eye. I just wanted to know what you would recommend/suggest in this situation. The males mother is really poor so wants to know if this is the best option available before pursuing it.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I would try it

The eyes are basically gone so any chance or hope is worth it.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
When you say the eyes are basically gone, does that mean theres no hope for regaining vision loss ever ? Is recovery pssoible in this situation.
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 year ago.

I noticed the negative rating.

Please just ask for clarification instead of a negative rating

Yes, the optic nerves are destroyed.

I'm very sorry

This is not looking good.

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