With more types of eye surgery (opthalmic surgery) available nowadays it is perhaps not suprising 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
- Retina 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 site. However, on occasions it can cause complications including:
- Permanent damage to the eyes
- Dry or itchy eyes
- Night vision problems
If you have any of these symptoms following surgery please call us for a free instant assessment on 0800 234 3300 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 the 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 0800 234 3300 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 the retinal detachment in time or at all;
- Failure to refer to an specialist opthalmist by a doctor or an optician.
If you have experienced these problems please call us for a free instant assessment on 0800 234 3300 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). We have clients across England and Wales, and can also put you in touch with expert solicitors in Scotland. If we cannot help you, we will make no charge for our time as we feel it is part of our duty to provide advice when clients are in need. If we can help you to make a claim for compensation, you will benefit from the following funding options:
- Conditional Fees ("no win, no fee")
- Legal Expenses Insurance
- Private Funding
- Structured Payment Plans
Would You Like Assistance from Specialist Eye Surgery Negligence Claims Solicitors?
If you would like to benefit from a service of excellence with total commitment to client care from a small and friendly team, Glynns are ready and waiting to help you.
Early legal assistance is essential. Please call us free on 0800 234 3300 or complete our Online Enquiry Form.
"Before we contacted you we had no real idea that we had grounds for a medical negligence claim but after speaking to you if became clear that Wendy was indeed treated poorly. Chris took the time to explain what was happening and kept us to speed. Our deepest gratitude to you all and Chris in particular."
"I would like to say a big thank you to you for making this whole process easy and relatively painless. You kept me informed throughout and you were always polite and courteous in all forms of communication. I would not hesitate to recommend you to friends and family, so a really big thank you and I wish you all the best in the future."