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What recourse does one have when it has been determined that a restor lens implant has a zizzaz blemish and is right in the middle of my cornea. I made several repeat visits due to what I described as something there or floaters were obstructing my view. I was treated for dry eye, and later had the YAG laser treatment done. I believe it was at that visit the "blemish" was discovered. Everyone is very sorry....I have been told a second surgery could be done, but a greater risk due to replacement implant and the fact the YAG was done. I was also told that in their practice this has never occured before. I am very disappointed and sorry too. But someone needs to take responsibility. I have requested a letter/narrative be sent to their rep, and manufacturer. They said that probably nothing will be done because when the lens packet is opened it is handled by a scrub nurse and the surgeon. But a couple of comments before that it was stated that the surgeon could not have done the damage. So where does that leave me? Take the risk of a second surgery or live with the spot in by vision. My other eye that was done one month earlier is perfect and I have perfect vision, so it is compensating. What would you do?
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