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Vet Loses Vision during Eye Surgery

A vet filed a medical malpractice lawsuit after he alleges his corneas were damaged during eye surgery at a Veterans Administration Hospital. The vet underwent surgery to remove sagging skin between his eyelid and eyebrow. After he filed the medical malpractice suit, the hospital called the vet and his family in to address the issue. They claimed he only suffered from an allergic reaction. The damage to his corneas caused severe vision loss, according to the article. The federal judge awarded the vet’s estate $749,000 for the botched surgery.

Read more about the Veterans Administration Hospital medical malpractice suit here.