People With Keratoconus Are Not Candidates for Lasik Surgery
People with keratoconus, sometimes abbreviated as KC, have misshapen, gradually thinning corneas. Because Lasik surgery can further weaken the corneas, people with keratoconus are not viable candidates for Lasik eye surgery.
Unfortunately, many eye doctors are overlooking people with this condition and performing Lasik surgery, resulting in severe complications.
Nagel Rice, LLP, has recovered millions of dollars in cases involving lasik surgery and Keratoconus. Click here to review our Lasik and eye surgery malpractice verdicts and settlements.
Our attorneys will help you pursue justice for pain and suffering, and other damages. We try cases, and we produce results. Contact Nagel Rice, a top litigation firm in New Jersey, at 973-618-0400 to arrange a consultation with one of our knowledgeable medical malpractice lawyers.
Keratoconus can be diagnosed using several standard tests, which an eye doctor should perform prior to Lasik surgery. If a patient is found to have the condition, the doctor should not recommend Lasik, PRK, CK or any other refractive laser surgery. If your doctor failed to carry out standard preliminary Lasik screening, or knew you had keratoconus and performed Lasik surgery anyway, consult with one of our highly reputable attorneys at Nagel Rice.
We are proud of our successful record in obtaining significant verdicts and settlements for our clients who have suffered due to medical malpractice. Our lawyers have made multi-million dollar recoveries for clients in cases against hospitals, surgeons and other parties.
Call Nagel Rice at 973-618-0400 or send us an e-mail. Our New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers serve clients throughout New Jersey, including Essex, Morris, Bergen, Hudson, Union and Middlesex Counties; we have offices in Roseland and New York City.
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