Yuga Labs addresses Apefest ‘vision damage’ issue; community calls out poor management

Several attendees of Yuga Labs’ ApeFest event on Nov. 4 in Hong Kong reported eye-related issues, including burns, damaged vision and “extreme pain” in their eyes.

Yuga Labs’ official X account has now addressed the issue, claiming they are aware of the reports of potential eye-related issues to many attendees and are investigating the cause behind them.

I just opened up IG and Jasmine’s eye is swollen.

Some Apes had an eye issue at ApeFest.

Protect your eyes. Wash your hands.

Be careful out there. pic.twitter.com/FNHF9hrDeg

— PB Drip (@DripperPb) November 6, 2023

Yuga Labs claimed that less than 1% of the attendees have experienced eye-related symptoms, and most of the…

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