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Vision Injury

Have you been the victim of an accident caused by the carelessness, negligence
or reckless actions of another in Delaware? Did the accident result in a vision
injury such as blurred vision, headaches, partial or total blindness, sensitivity
light or enucleation (loss of eyeball due to trauma or surgery)? If so, you may be
entitled to benefits and financial compensation under DE injury statutes or DE
workers’ comp statutes depending on how and where your accident occurred. You
need the help of a skilled Delaware Trial Attorney as they will ensure that you are
properly compensated based on the circumstances surrounding your Delaware
injury claim.

Do not hesitate to contact the Wilmington injury attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni. They serve those injured throughout all of
Delaware, Maryland & Washington D.C.. They allow complimentary case reviews and charge no legal fees or
costs if they do not recover.

Vision Problems Due To Brain Injury

This site provides information and resources for people who having eye symptoms or difficulties with their vision following a concussion or brain injury. Brain injuries
can come in many forms. Below are some common diagnoses:
• Concussion
• Post-Concussion or Post-concussive Syndrome (PCS)
• Post Traumatic Vision Syndrome
• Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
• Mild Acquired Brain Injury
• Mild Closed Head Injury
• Cervical Trauma Syndrome
• Stroke
• Cerebral Palsy
• Cerebral Vascular Accident
• Occipital Lobe Injury
A Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) is an
injury to one or more areas of the brain. These injuries can be from trauma such
as a blow to the head, stroke, or neurological dysfunction. The injury can produce
cognitive, sensory or physical impairments; most are amenable to rehabilitation.
Symptoms of visual problems as a result of brain injuries can be:

• Blurred vision
• Sensitivity to light, glare sensitivity
• Reading difficulties; words appear to move

• Comprehension difficulty
• Attention and concentration difficulty
• Memory difficulty
• Double vision
• Aching eyes
• Headaches with visual tasks
• Inability to maintain visual contact or focus
• Reduction or loss of visual field (Visual Field Loss)
• Difficulties with eye movements, such as:

  1. ocular pursuits (eye tracking ability)
  2. saccadics (shifting gaze quickly from one point to the other)
  3. accommodative inability (focusing)
  4. binocular vision (eye alignment, eye teaming, depth perception, 3D vision, stereopsis)Vision Injury Treatment

Treatment Of Vision Injuries

Some visual problems can be successfully decreased, if not completely
eliminated, with various treatments, such as:
• Optometric Vision Therapy
• Neuro-optometric Rehabilitation Therapy
• Corrective lenses, such as prism lenses
• Phototherapy programs (Syntonic Optometry, Light Therapy)

Surgery As A Means Of Vision Injury Treatment

Eye muscle surgery (strabismus surgery) is a possible treatment option for visual
consequences of brain injury. It is important to note that, unlike rehabilitative
therapy, eye muscle surgery does not treat the problems occurring in the victims

Contact Our Delaware Vision Injury Attorneys

To discuss your vision injury case free of charge please contact the Delaware
personal injury attorneys at Shelsby & Leoni for a free
initial consultation. They serve those injured at work, in all types of auto accidents,
pedestrian accidents and slip and fall accidents throughout Delaware, Maryland & Washington D.C. They
handle accident, injury, workers’ compensation and wrongful death claims on a
contingency fee basis meaning they charge no if they do not recover for you and
your family.