GLAUCOMA EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-008293
This expert is a board certified ophthalmologist, who is a fellowship trained glaucoma and cataract surgeon. He has been a glaucoma and cataract surgery section chief for more than 6 years at leading academic institutions. He reviews approximately 5 legal cases per year.
Expert Witness: E-071736
This highly qualified board certified expert earned his BS from the University of Michigan and MD from Northwestern University. Residency and fellowship training were completed at Penn State Hershey Eye Center and Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, respectively. He is actively involved in mentoring, lecturing, and supervising medical students, residents, and fellows in his practice. The expert has authored more than 50 original peer reviewed articles and abstracts, 8 book ...
Expert Witness: E-009451
This highly qualified Ophthalmology expert received his medical degree from Boston University and completed his post-doctoral training at some of the most prestigious centers in the country including the Mayo Clinic. He completed a Fellowship at the prestigious Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as a member of numerous professional organizations. He has held clinical, academic and ...

GLAUCOMA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Infant Suffers Optic Nerve Damage From Delayed Glaucoma Diagnosis GLAUCOMA Expert Case

…  physician was immediately concerned that the patient had glaucoma. The baby’s tonometry pressure was 30 and the right cornea was noted …  The right disc was also dysplastic. The baby was seen by a glaucoma specialist the following day and diagnosed with infantile glaucoma. …

Patient Suffers Complete Vision Loss Following Cataract Surgery GLAUCOMA Expert Case

This case involves a 68-year-old patient who suffered permanent vision loss following an eye cataract surgery with lens implant. Before the surgery in question, the intraocular pressure in her eye was found to be elevated. She was started on medicated  …

Patient Experiences Massive Eye Damage During Nonsurgical Procedure GLAUCOMA Expert Case

This case takes place in Pennsylvania and involves serious injuries to the Plaintiff’s eye following a routine surgical procedure. The Plaintiff, a female who worked as an air traffic controller, was scheduled to undergo an endoscopy to evaluate possible s …

Patient is Denied Disability by Insurance Company GLAUCOMA Expert Case

Patient is Denied Disability by Insurance Company

…  cancer, chronic intestinal disorders, hormone imbalances, glaucoma, and an undiagnosed condition that has manifested a wide range of …

Rheumatology Expert Witness Comments on Prednisone Treatment GLAUCOMA Expert Case

This case involves a thirty-four-year-old female who experienced joint stiffness, skin nodules, weight loss, and fever. An x-ray of her hands revealed significant joint deformity and bone erosion. Laboratory work revealed that she had elevated levels of rh …

Patient Blind After Routine Cataract Surgery GLAUCOMA Expert Case

Patient Blind After Routine Cataract Surgery

This case involves a sixty-five-year-old female patient who required a focal emulsification and cataract extraction with placement of an intraocular lens implant. The patient returned to the ophthalmology clinic on post-operative day one with complaints of …

Lasik Surgery Complications Result in Visual Disturbances GLAUCOMA Expert Case

Lasik Surgery Complications Result in Visual Disturbances

This case involves a twenty-four-year-old patient who underwent a bilateral Lasik surgery to correct myopia and poor vision. The patient’s chief complaints were heavy glare, halos in dim illumination, and manifest refraction. The procedure was performed  …

Elective Vitrectomy Procedure Results in Detached Retina GLAUCOMA Expert Case

Elective Vitrectomy Procedure Results in Detached Retina

This case involves a sixty-year-old female patient who presented for an elective vitrectomy for the removal of excess vitreous humor. Before the procedure, the patient was advised that the voided space would be filled with a synthetic replacement fluid to  …