According to the lawsuit, once he finished conducting the surgery he was doing at that time he used the unsterile surgical instruments from that different patient’s surgery to perform the procedure on her eye.
During the second surgery, the lawsuit alleges the doctor performed it without gloves or proper anesthesia which was causing such intense pain for the patient she was pleading for the doctor to stop.
The eye doctor instructed his nurse to hold the patient’s head down and hold the left eye open. He then began performing the eye surgery on the correct eye. However, according to the lawsuit, the patient was wide awake during the entire procedure.
The patient claims they saw and felt the surgical instruments including a needle and scissors going into the eye during the surgery.
The patent says that since the surgical error happened they get frequent headaches and have double vision. The patient says she is severely traumatized since the surgery.
The Eye Specialists Center is being accused of negligence, medical battery, assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress.
The lawsuit is seeking more than $50,000 in damages.