With more types of eye surgery (opthalmic surgery) available nowadays it is perhaps unsuprising that there is also a rise in the number of claims made for compensation for negligent eye surgery. If you have received treatment and all has not gone to plan, what are your rights and what are your options?
Types Of Eye Surgery
The most common forms of eye surgery include:
- Laser Eye Surgery
- Cataracts Surgery
- Cataracts Surgery
We will look at each of these types of surgery, and the problems that can arise, below.
Laser Eye Surgery
Laser eye surgery is increasingly popular and has been successful for many people in improving their eye sight. However, on occasions it can cause complications including:
- Dry or itchy Eyes
- Retinal Detachment
- Night Vision Problems
- Cloudy Vision
- Permanent Vision Problems
- Permanent damage to the eyes
If you have any adverse symptoms following eye surgery please call us for a free instant assessment on 0113 243 2601 or make a quick online enquiry.
Much of the surgery with cataracts is successful and leads to improved vision for the patient. However, problems can arise which include:
- Insertion of incorrect lens during surgery
- Faulty Procedure during surgery
If you have any of these symptoms following cataract eye surgery please call us for a free instant assessment on 0113 243 2601 or make a quick online enquiry.
Retinal detachment can lead to blindness if not detected early enough for treatment. It can lead to a medical negligence claim in the following circumstances:
- Failure to diagnose a retinal detachment in time or at all.
- Failure to refer to a specialist opthalmist by a doctor or and optician.
If you have experienced these problems please call us for a free instant assessment on 0161 8193050 or make a quick online enquiry.
How We Can Help You With All Eye Surgery Negligence Enquiries?
We are always happy to speak to you early after the event to advise you whether you can potentially make a claim for medical negligence (clinical negligence).
If you would like to benefit from a service of excellence with total commitment to client care from a small and friendly team, AIA solicitors are ready and waiting to help you.
Early legal assistance is essential. Please call us 0113 243 2601 or complete our online enquiry form.