I’m so sorry to hear about the damage to your eye. Damage to your vision is very frightening for most people. There are many causes for a loss of vision, and it can be temporary or permanent, and partial or complete. For some types of injury, there are options for treatment, as well as aids that can help people cope without their vision.
There are many potential causes of damage to vision. In many cases, the underlying cause is an injury to the eye or brain. In some cases, even if the eyes are correctly functioning, if the brain is injured and cannot process the information, sight can be lost. There are a few options for treatment if the eye or the brain is injured including surgery and therapy. In addition, there are new therapies being tested using stem cells and other medical procedures that are promising.
For those with sudden vision loss from an accident, learning to cope can take time. Normally, the injury can cause dizziness and balance issues. The victim may need therapy and assistance learning living to live with the disability. Anyone who has a change in vision, especially after a head injury, should seek immediate medical attention.
If you have suffered an eye injury in the Houston area, you should speak with an attorney. It is important that you try to get as large an award as possible to help you live as normal a life as possible after the accident. Call the Houston eye injury attorneys at Kennedy Hodges at 855-947-0707. Our team can help. Call us today to learn more, or visit our Facebook page for more information.