According to an FDA Safety Communication and an FDA Class 1 Recall, you could be at risk for serious eye damage if you had the CyPass Micro-Stent implanted after glaucoma surgery. The eye stent was voluntary recalled on August 28, 2018, by the manufacturer, Alcon Research LTD.
Potential complications and injuries associated with the CyPass eye stent include:
- Epithelial cell loss
- General eye damage
- Loss of vision
- Corneal transplant
- Eye pain
- Glaucoma progression
If you experience any complications or unexplained symptoms after having the CyPass Micro-stent implanted, contact your physician immediately. The FDA advises patients in its recall notice to make an appointment with their physician as quickly as possible if they have a CyPass Micro-Stent in their eye.
The FDA also advises consumers to report harmful reactions through its MedWatch Reporting System. You should also contact our CyPass Micro-stent attorney for a free consultation to discuss your legal options for recovering compensation for injuries and damages related to the CyPass eye stent.
Do I Have a CyPass Case?
Our lawyers are actively monitoring the ongoing developments related to the CyPass lawsuit. We are also currently accepting clients who had the eye stent implanted during glaucoma surgery and have suffered damages and injuries after surgery. Our CyPass lawsuit attorneys provide free case reviews so that consumers can get the legal help they need as they struggle to deal with injuries caused by a defective medical device.
The Olinde Firm reviews your claim and advises you of your legal options. If you have suffered damages, losses, and injuries related to the CyPass eye stent, you might be entitled to significant compensation from Alcon and other liable parties.
Examples of damages that may be compensable in a CyPass Micro-stent lawsuit include:
- Medical expenses and other expenses related to corneal transplant, removal of the CyPass eye stent, and/or treatment of glaucoma progression
- Loss of income related to injuries and complications arising from the CyPass Micro-stent
- Permanent eye damage, reduced vision, or blindness
- Physical pain and suffering
- Emotional and mental anguish and stress
- Other out-of-pocket losses related to the eye stent and complications after surgery
Depending on your unique situation, you may be entitled to recover compensation for additional damages and losses. The above list is not an exhaustive list of all damages related to the injuries and complications associated with the CyPass Micro-stent.
How Can Our CyPass Attorneys Help?
Our defective medical device attorneys welcome the opportunity to assist you in filing a CyPass claim or lawsuit. If you have been injured, you deserve to be compensated for losses. We provide free consultations to discuss the ongoing claims related to the CyPass Micro-stent implant. It does not cost you anything to learn about your legal rights and determine if you have a valid claim against the medical device manufacturer or other party.