The boy was blinded due to the negligence of the ophthalmologist in Kamchatka

Ophthalmologist children’s hospital of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky will stand trial for injury to a child — her fault he lost his sight. On Tuesday, December 5, reported on the website of the investigative Department of the TFR in Kamchatskiy Krai.

The woman was charged under part 2 of article 238 of the criminal code (“the Provision of services that do not meet the requirements of safety of health of consumers, if committed in relation to the services intended for children under the age of six years”).

According to investigators, in December 2012 the hospital contacted the city with their newborn son, which was the risk of developing retinopathy — a serious eye disease. Doctor, state investigators, has not fulfilled the proper diagnostic procedures and refused to visit the patient explaining that he was asleep. In addition, the doctor took the boy under observation and are unable to diagnose the disease and prescribe treatment. She pointed out that the baby is still at risk, but at the time of the study, the disease has already reached stage three.

Two months later, the mother went to another doctor who put already the fifth stage of retinopathy — blindness in both eyes. Now the child with a disability. The ophthalmologist wrong diagnostirovanna disease faces up to six years of imprisonment.