Mike Ezuruonye undergoes successful eye surgery after production light affected his sight

Mike Ezuruonye undergoes successful eye surgery after production light affected his sight

- Actor Mike Ezuruonye has taken to social media with a narration of his recent medical ordeal

- The movie star disclosed he had to undergo an eye surgery due to over-exposure to light in all his years of working

- Ezuruonye noted that he is now recuperating and would be back to making movies very soon

Popular Nigerian movie star Mike Ezuruonye has taken his fans and followers on social media by surprise after coming out to share the story of a health challenge he has been going through.

According to the actor, his years of working behind and in front of cameras eventually took a toll on his eyes, as it was discovered that a growth was encroaching his pupils.

"Forgive being reluctant but just had to share. Many don’t know what we go through in the course of our work (film making)..Had a growth encroaching the pupil of both eyes cos of over exposure to harsh movie production lights over the years," the actor said.

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Ezuruonye disclosed that he became scared when he was told that he has to undergo a medical procedure for the correction of what was going on with his eyes.

He said after the surgical process was concluded, he was instructed to keep his eyes shut for about eight hours. Ezuruonye noted that those hours made him appreciate the gift of sight that the lord had blessed him with.

Ezuruonye said: "Advised to get surgery done, I was scared. After surgery, for over 8 hours, I was without sight as my eyes were demanded tightly closed, tightly shut by the Ophthalmologist team of doctors..Hmnnn..These made me appreciate more the gift of sight God gave me...Goshhhh that I can never ever take for granted. Scary experience."

The veteran actor went on to note that he is now recuperating and would be back to work again. He, however, cautioned members of the public to be cautious of fraudulent individuals who may want to impersonate him by seeking financial assistance.

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In a similar story, Legit.ng previously gathered the reported of Nollywood diva Shan George who had a successful spine surgery. The thespian shared a series of photos from her sickbed on her official Instagram page and penned a long note that explained her medical ordeal.

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