$537.5K For Partial Loss Of Vision In One Eye From Untreated Glaucoma


$537,500 for the partial loss of vision in one eye from untreated glaucoma.

81-year old male treated with an optometrist in Kingston, New York for glaucoma. Basic field vision tests to evaluate peripheral vision and medications for glaucoma were not given or administered by the optometrist over the course of 9 years and no referral was made to an ophthalmologist or glaucoma specialist for further evaluation or workup of the glaucoma. The male progressively lost almost all of the vision in his left eye as a result of glaucoma.
$537,500 for untreated glaucoma