Eye Claim Specialists

Eye Related Medical Negligence Compensation Claims

Ophthalmologists, optometrists and other medical professionals are responsible for ocular health, however sometimes negligent treatment causes things to go wrong.

If your vision has been affected because a medical professional was negligent our specialist solicitor panel could help you make a no win no fee compensation claim.

Eye Related Complications

Our specialist solicitor panel are assisting clients with eye related complications including

  • Discomfort due to lens rubbing on cornea
  • Permanent double vision
  • Corneal scarring
  • Visual floaters
  • Excessive eye dryness
  • Severe and reoccurring infection
  • Droopy eyelids
  • Poor night vision
  • Light sensitivity
  • Retinal detachment
  • Partial or full vision loss

If your vision has been adversely affected because of medical negligence, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

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Types of Medical Negligence Claims We Assist With

Medical negligence claims our specialist solicitor panel are assisting with include:

  • Eye test errors
  • Prescribing the wrong glasses or contact lenses
  • Failing to refer to a specialist
  • Failure to spot or remove foreign bodies
  • Diagnosis errors
  • Misdiagnosis
  • Failing to treat an eye condition
  • Delay in treatment
  • Wrong treatment 
  • Prescription errors
  • Dispensing errors
  • Botched surgery
  • Unacceptable aftercare

If your vision has been adversely affected because a medical professional let you down you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Recovering Compensation

A successful claim can help improve the quality of life as it can allow a claimant to recover past and future costs for:

  • Corrective treatment
  • Care & rehabilitation
  • Loss of earnings
  • Out of pocket expenses and more

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Free Claim Assessment - No Obligation

Before you decide to claim, start your free, no obligation case assessment to check if one of our panel solicitors can assist you on a no win no fee basis.

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Medical Negligence Claims We Assist With:

Negligent patient eye tests

Optometrists and ophthalmologists carry out patient eye tests which can help diagnose a wide range of conditions and assist in prescribing glasses & contact lenses. Although most eye tests are successfully carried out this is not always the case.

If your vision has been affected or you needed corrective treatment because of a negligent eye test you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Prescribing the wrong glasses or contact lenses

Eye tests are normally carried out by an optometrist who prescribes the strength of glasses & contact lenses and are often dispensed by opticians. Whilst this process is usually successful sadly sometimes things go wrong.

If your vision has been affected or you needed further treatment because you were given the wrong prescription you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Failure of a GP or doctor to refer a patient to a specialist

GP's and medical professionals should refer a patient to a specialist or ophthalmology department if they are presented with an eye condition they are unqualified to deal with, sadly this is not always the case.

If your vision has been affected because you were not referred or the referral was delayed you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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A&E failing to spot or fully remove a foreign body in the eye

If we get something in our eye we might need to go to the hospital A&E to remove it to ensure no further damage occurs, sadly some patients suffer additional harm.

If your vision has been affected because of negligent A&E treatment you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Failing to spot an eye condition or delayed diagnosis

The sooner eye conditions such as glaucoma and detached retinas are diagnosed the more likely a positive outcome, sadly sometimes things go wrong.

If your vision has been affected or you need further treatment, then would have been necessary because your diagnosis was delayed you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Misdiagnosing an eye condition

It is normal for a patient to expect a doctor or specialist to correctly diagnose their eye condition, sadly sometimes errors occur.

If your vision has been affected or you needed further treatment because a medical professional got things wrong, you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Failing to treat an eye condition

We all expect a doctor or specialist to treat our eye problem and yet this is not always the case as some patients find out to their detriment.

If your vision has been affected or you needed further treatment because a medical professional failed to administer treatment you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Delay in treating an eye condition

We all expect a doctor or specialist to treat our eye problem and yet this is not every patients experience.

If your vision has been affected or you needed further treatment because a medical professional delayed treatment you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Wrongly treating an eye condition

It is a legal requirement that patients consenting for eye surgery are not influenced by the surgeon, sadly this is not everyones experience.

If your vision has been affected because your surgeon influenced your consent you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Prescribing the wrong treatment

Patients place their faith in doctors and specialist to prescribe the right eye treatment, sadly sometimes things go wrong.

If your vision has been affected or you needed further treatment because your prescription was wrong, you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Dispensing the wrong treatment

Pharmacists are highly skilled professionals who read eye prescriptions to dispense the right treatment, although most treatments are correctly dispensed this is not always the case.

If your vision has been affected or you needed additional treatment because a pharmacist dispensed the wrong treatment you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Carrying out botched surgery

A patient places faith in the surgeon to safely and successfully carry out eye surgery, however sometimes things go wrong.

If your vision has been affected because of negligent surgery, you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Providing unacceptable aftercare

Following surgery, the aftercare of a patient is important to ensure any problems are successful treated and a good recovery, sadly this is not every patient's experience.

If your vision has been affected or further treatment required because of unacceptable aftercare you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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