What are the symptoms of an eye injury from a Boca Raton car wreck?
Each year, more than 300,000 Americans suffer eye injuries from car accidents. Eye trauma is the leading cause of vision loss in the U.S. However, immediate treatment can make a difference. Here are the signs that may indicate serious injury to the eye after a Boca Raton car crash:
- Cut on the eye or eyelid
- Eye pain
- Blood in the eyeball
- Blurry vision
- Double vision
- Problems or pain when moving the eye
- Loss of peripheral vision
- Loss of sight in center of visual field
- Tunnel vision
- Flashing lights
- A change in the shape of the pupil (the black part of the eye)
- Difference in the size of the pupils
- The pupil in one eye looks different from the pupil in the other eye
- Eyes that seem to bulge
- Eye that seem sunken in
- A change in the shape of the iris (the colored part of the eye)
- A change in the shape of the eye socket
- Injury to the face near the eye
- Numbness in the cheek, teeth, or eyelid
An eye injury from a Boca Raton car accident can have a big impact on your life. If you lose even part of your vision from the injury, you may not be able to do your job or participate in your favorite activities. More importantly, you may never again see clearly the faces of your children or other loved ones. Boca Raton injury attorney David Glatthorn urges you to seek immediate medical attention if you have any signs of eye injury after a car wreck.
David Glatthorn helps victims of Florida car accidents get fair compensation for their injuries. To learn more, request a free copy of David's book, The Florida Accident Workbook: Tools, Tips & Tactics to Resolve Your Injury Claim, or contact David Glatthorn at 866-413-5525.