Compensation for Eye Surgery

Giving us a view on the world, our eyes are one of the most important features that we have and they allow us to see and perceive the things around us. Sight is one of the most important gifts that we can have and when that is taken away so is our ability to perform a whole range of daily tasks and live our lives in general, in this situation it can have a  major impact on our lifestyle and our ability to lead our lives in a normal manner.

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When it comes to eye surgery, dealing with this type of the body is incredibly difficult mainly due to the delicate nature of our eyes and as a result this means that the utmost care must be taken when it comes to procedures of this type. Although many surgeons are able to perform incredible operations which can help to maintain and restore sight, in some situations they can be negligent and this can lead to further injuries.

If you suffer from sight problems as a result of negligence on behalf of your surgeon then you could be eligible to make a claim for compensation. 

What could go wrong with Eye Surgery?

When it comes to eye surgery there are a number of things that could potentially go wrong, leaving you with injuries, these include:

  • Mistakes during surgery which could lead to damage to surrounding tissues
  • Potential infection
  • Problems caused by unhygienic practices
  • Incorrect diagnosis leading to incorrect surgery
  • Scarring of the eye tissue.

What injuries could I receive?

When it comes to problems with eye surgery there are a number of injuries that you could receive as a result and some of the most common claims that we deal with include:

  • Loss of sight
  • Partial loss of sight
  • Scarring and irritation to the eye area
  • Internal bleeding
  • Infections.

Who could I claim against?

When it comes to making a claim for eye surgery you could make a claim against the operating surgeon if you feel that they have been negligent towards you. If you feel that you have not been made aware of any potential hazards, or have not been guided through the rehabilitation process, or simply if there has been an error within the surgery process then you could be eligible to make a compensation claim. 

What should I do next?

Manners Pimblett are industry experts when it comes to dealing with personal injury claims and we can help you throughout the process to ensure that you receive the compensation you are entitled to. We will give you a personal approach through what we know can be an incredibly difficult time.

If you are looking to deal with a team of experts who really care about your personal injury case, then call the Manners Pimblett team today on 0845 077 0772. 

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