Doctors use Twitter to flush urine therapy down the toilet

One has posted a pic of a gonorrhoea-infected eye

The Twittersphere went crazy on Friday morning as doctors attempted to counteract the growing urine-therapy movement with some considered advice: “Do not do it.”


In response to the latest trend of instilling urine into the eye, one Sydney ophthalmologist, Dr Daya Sharma, says the practice is not only messy but can lead to infection, perforation or even loss of the eye.

He has tweeted this, including an image of one unhappy-looking eye infected with gonorrhoea: