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Eye Injuries in Car and Truck Accidents

Facial injuries are quite common in vehicle accidents in Hollywood and other communities. Whether you are thrown forward into the windshield or have debris thrown at your face, eye injuries are a devastating injury to sustain.

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Car and truck accidents can threaten your vision and can leave you visually impaired for life. They can also cause cosmetic damage or significant damage to the appearance of the eye. Common injuries include:

  • Loss of an eye
  • Scratch corneas
  • Detached corneas
  • Visual impairments
  • Scarring or lacerations the area
  • Debris in the eyes
  • Vision impairment caused by traumatic brain injury
  • Fractured bones around the eye socket
  • Eye ruptures
  • Eyelid injuries

If you have suffered a facial or eye injury in a car or truck accident, visit an ophthalmologist as well as regular doctor immediately. Your best option may be an emergency room, since even seemingly minor eye injuries can lead to permanent vision loss.

A dedicated ophthalmologist can review your vision to ensure it is not affected and take steps to protect your cornea and the other parts of the eye from permanent injury. If treatment is possible, prompt treatment is important to help save your vision.

If you have suffered an eye injury in a car or truck accident, it is also important to speak to an eye injury attorney in Hollywood right away. Your vision affects virtually everything you do. It lets you do your job, care for yourself and your loved ones and even get around. If your vision is impacted, it can lead to significant and extensive medical treatment as well as a loss of income.

A Hollywood eye injury attorney can seek compensation on your behalf so you do not have to face the costs of a serious injury costs. If you’d like to speak to an attorney about your injury, you can contact Flaxman Law Group for a free consultation online or by calling 1-866-352-9626 (1-866-FLAXMAN).  Your first consultation with us is free and comes with no charge and no obligation.