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Did a Illinois Car accident cause your eye injury, double vision, loss of vision, sensitivity to light, and or other eyesight problems?

April 25, 2019

How did the car accident cause my eye injury:

  • Seeing double may result from damage to nerves – 3, 4, and 5 – that control sight.
  • Eye injury may result from damage to the brain stem.
  • You may have suffered a head trauma or brain injury that is causing your symptoms (e.g., dizziness, difficulty walking, vertigo)
  • Loss of sight on right side or left side is a common type of Illinois traumatic eye injury or vision loss after a traumatic brain injury is inability to see on opposite side of the brain that was struck or hit.
  • Double vision can occur sometimes or at all the times or with certain eye movements.
  • Light sensitivity
  • Difficulty driving at night (due to other car headlights)
  • Visual hallucinations (bursts of lights, seeing stars, distortions)
  • Airbags and debris cause serious car crash eye injuries , for example, at impact a windshield shatters causing glass or other debris to fly into your eye or scratch it outer layer of your eye. Impact from airbags can cause eye injury and hearing loss.

Consequences of this type of auto accident eye injury include:

  • glass in eye
  • eye injury vision loss
  • concentrating problems
  • unable to focusing
  • word difficulties
  • trouble reading
  • difficulty reading
  • no longer able to read
  • suddenly seeing something appear from out of no where
  • hallucinations
  • fear (to leave your home/go out)
  • post traumatic stress
  • nightmares
  • anxiety

Common treatment for eye injuries due to an acquired / traumatic brain injury may include:

  • medication
  • various types of therapy
  • learning new ways to see, read, concentrate better and on more things around
  • obtaining tinted eyewear when sensitive to light
  • surgery

Call Cullotta Law Offices’ Chicago Eye Injury Car Accident Attorney – Illinois brain injury auto accident attorney today at 847-651-7191.

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