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OPTOMETRY EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Woman Suffers Permanent Damage to Vision Due to Untreated High Blood Pressure OPTOMETRY Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged woman who was pregnant with her third child. Near the end of her pregnancy, the Plaintiff was admitted to the hospital for observation, during which time it was discovered that she was suffering from high blood pressure. Th …

Optometrist Fails to Diagnose Retinal Detachment OPTOMETRY Expert Case

Optometrist Fails to Diagnose Retinal Detachment

This case takes place in Indiana and involves a female patient who presented to her optometrist with complaints of objects floating in her vision. She was examined by an optometrist who opined that the condition was self-limiting and did not require refe …

Failure to diagnose retinal detachment results in permanent visual impairment OPTOMETRY Expert Case

This case takes place in Alaska and involves a twenty-two-year-old male patient with no significant past medical history. The patient had good eye sight, attended regular eye examinations and did not require glasses or contact lenses. The patient presented …