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    "If you've been injured through no fault of your own you could be entitled to compensation. If you're unsure if you could claim, I recommend you call Accident Advice Helpline."

    Esther Rantzen

    Personal injury lawyer in Southsea

    The risks of having laser eye surgery

    Laser eye surgery is becoming increasingly popular as the prices for the procedure continue to drop. The fact that laser eye surgery is so affordable nowadays explains why so many people prefer it to wearing glasses or contact lenses.

    Laser eye surgery is great for people with blurred or worsened vision.

    Imagine swimming or walking in the rain without having to worry about glasses or contact lenses. But as with any other type of surgery, this one comes with risks too. It is estimated that 5% of laser eye surgery goes wrong and lead to complications. It is important to know that in most cases you will be able to start a claim for compensation. If you need to do this, you should consult with a personal injury lawyer in Southsea first.

    Why does the procedure go wrong?

    One of the reasons laser eye surgery can go wrong is the one thing that makes it so popular: the price.

    It is always recommended to stay away from ‘too good to be true’ deals.

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    Laser eye surgery should always be done by highly qualified professionals and the low price can be an indication of the opposite. When operations go wrong, it’s not always the surgeon’s fault. If you have been injured during a laser eye surgery, your best bet is to meet with a doctor who will be able to tell you exactly what is going on.

    A doctor will be able to take a look at your injuries and confirm how serious they are and confirm if a mistake has been made during the operation. This will also help you later with your compensation claim. Remember to ask a personal injury lawyer in Southsea for advice.

    Laser eye surgery injuries can have a really negative impact on your whole life. Worsened vision or blindness can make you unable to continue doing your job. This is also something you should take into consideration when starting a compensation claim.

    Complications and getting in touch with your personal injury lawyer in Southsea

    It is also expected that you will need glasses or contact lenses as a result of the complications after the surgery.

    These can often be very expensive so it is important that you keep all receipts. You will later be able to include these costs in your claim for compensation.

    Proving negligence in these situations can be really difficult. It is something that requires help from a professional and this is why you should contact a personal injury lawyer in Southsea.

    You should not be worried about your finances because any good personal injury lawyer in this field works on a no win no fee basis.

    This means that you won’t have to pay a penny if you don’t receive compensation.

    If you need free advice on how to proceed after a laser eye surgery has gone wrong, call: 0800 689 0500 to reach Accident Advice Helpline. The helpline is also available 24/7 on: 0333 500 0993, free if you are calling from a mobile.

    Date Published: 31st May 2014

    Author: David Brown

    Accident Advice Helpline (or AAH) is a trading style of Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited. Slater Gordon Solutions Legal Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with registration number 07931918, VAT 142 8192 16, registered office Dempster Building, Atlantic Way, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, L3 4UU and is an approved Alternative Business Structure authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with licence number 591058 and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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