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LASIK & LASEK Laser Eye Surgery Compensation Claims

The promise of not having to wear glasses or contact lenses anymore is attractive, sadly sometimes laser eye surgery goes wrong.

The promise of not having to wear glasses or contact lenses anymore is attractive, sadly sometimes laser eye surgery goes wrong.

If your vision has suffered because of negligent LASIK or LASEK laser eye surgery the OpticalClaims.com specialist solicitor panel may be able to help you claim compensation on a no win no fee basis.

Complications Of Laser Eye Surgery

According to the NHS as many as 10% of patients who undergo laser eye surgery require further corrective treatment because the initial surgery was unsuccessful.

Types of laser eye surgery complication claims our solicitor panel are assisting with include:

  • Permanent double vision
  • Corneal scarring
  • Corneal Ectasia
  • Undercorrections
  • Overcorrections
  • Astigmatism
  • Visual floaters
  • Haloes and visual haze
  • Burning the cornea
  • Excessive dry eyes
  • Poor night vision
  • Extreme light sensitivity
  • Partial or full vision loss

If your sight has been adversely affected by LASIK, LASEK or other types of vision correction surgery, you may be entitled to make a claim for compensation.

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Types Of Laser Eye Surgery Claims We Assist With

LASIK & LASEK claims our specialist panel solicitors assist with include:

  • Not taking into account existing ocular health
  • Not taking into account eyesight prescription
  • Failure to explain risks of treatment
  • Treatment carried out by an non-qualified or unsuitably trained individual
  • Patient unsuitable for treatment
  • Incorrect laser set up causing surgery to go wrong
  • Negligent treatment
  • Faulty equipment
  • Unacceptable or inadequate aftercare

If you been adversely affected because of negligent vision correction surgery you may consider making a claim for 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

What can I claim?

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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Laser Eye Surgery Claims We Assist With:

Failure to take into consideration pre-laser surgery eye sight prescription

To help provide the most appropriate laser eye surgery your consultant will take into account your eye prescriptions, sadly this is not always the case.

If your vision has been affected because your surgeon failed to take your eye prescriptions into account you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Laser eye surgery carried out by non qualified consultant

Patients undergoing laser eye surgery should expect the procedure to be conducted by an experienced eye surgeon, and yet this is not everyone's experience. 

If your vision has been affected because it was carried out by a non-qualified practitioner you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Failure to provide enough time for a patient to consider the risks, & complications pre-laser eye surgery

It is a legal requirement for a surgeon to inform the patient of the risks, complications and alternatives before they consent to the surgery, however this is not always the case. 

Before your procedure was you told of the likelihood of further treatment? Around 1 in 10 laser eye surgery patients require further surgery.

If your sight has been affected because you was not aware of the risks of laser eye surgery you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Conducting laser surgery and not taking into account an existing eye condition

To help provide the most suitable laser eye surgery your consultant takes into account your eye health, sadly this is not always the case. 

If your vision has been affected because your surgeon failed to take this into account you may be able to claim compensation.

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Carrying out laser eye surgery on an unsuitable patient

It is fair to expect an eye surgeon to only recommend treatment to a suitable patient, for example they have a stable eye prescription and good general health, sadly not everyone who undergoes laser eye surgery is a suitable candidate.

If your sight has been affected because of unsuitable treatment you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Burns/Loss of vision from laser eye surgery

Lasers are used to carry out LASIK, LASEK and other types of vision correction treatment, it is important that they are set correctly, unfortunately this is not always the case.

If your vision has been affected because the procedure was botched you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Complications of laser eye surgery

Patients should expect laser eye surgery to be safe with satisfactory results, sadly sometimes things go wrong resulting in adverse complications such as severe dry eyes and sight problems.

If your vision has been affected by negligent optical care you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Loss of vision caused by negligent laser eye surgery

It is only right that patients expect laser eye surgery to be carried out professionally, sadly this is not everyones experience.

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

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Loss of vision caused by faulty laser eye surgery equipment

LASIK & LASEK laser eye surgery is performed using state of art equipment, although most procedures are successfully carried out sometimes things go wrong.

If your vision has been affected because of equipment error you may be entitled to claim compensation.

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Unacceptable aftercare following laser eye surgery

Following laser eye surgery patients should have access to suitable aftercare, sadly this is not everyone's experience.

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

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