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Crypto Enthusiasts Suffer From 'Eye Burn' After Attending Bored Ape NFT Hong Kong Bash

Yuga Labs, the company behind the Bored Ape non-fungible tokens (NFTs), is investigating reports of “eye burn” from bright light displays at its recent ApeFest event in Hong Kong.

The event, targeting NFT holders, was attended by approximately 2,250 guests, the Financial Times reported. Post-event, more than a dozen attendees have reported a burning sensation in their eyes and impaired vision on social media.

“We are conducting a thorough investigation,” Yuga Labs said, while also highlighting that the reports “represent less than 1 per cent” of guests and it is “too soon to comment on the cause.”

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Attendees described the party as “very crowded” with “quite strong” stage lights. Post-event discomfort ranged from feeling like eyes were “being burnt with spicy chili” to a “dry and burning” ...

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