Shachi Srivastava

Dr. Shachi Srivastava

Anterior Segment Surgeon and Medical Retina Specialist
14 Years Experience
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh

By: Dr. Shachi Srivastava

Air Pollution And The Eye

Currently Delhi NCR and many parts of northern India are experiencing very bad air quality due to severe air pollution. The AQI ( PM 2.5 AQI and PM 10 AQI)at many places in these regions is as high as 600 or even more. Severe air pollution leads to formation of dense smog in the lower strata of atmosphere which is actually a mixture of pollutant gases, smoke and fog. It not only leads to poor visibility in these areas, low penetration of sunlight but also causes many disease mainly respiratory illnesses.

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