More than 30 North Texans have hired attorneys, claiming permanent loss of eyesight due to an incorrectly mixed solution used after routine cataract surgery, WFAA TV reports.
In late April, Key-Whitman Eye Center in Dallas announced that several patients lost vision after receiving a common medication following their cataract surgery. The medication was mixed at a local compounding pharmacy, identified as Guardian Pharmacy Services.
The surgeries were performed between Jan. 31 and Feb. 21, 2017.
Guardian Pharmacy Services is in Dallas, and not affiliated with the national Guardian Pharmacy services headquartered in Atlanta.
Patients reported extreme sensitivity to light, flashing and loss of vision. Guardian Pharmacy Services provided the solution used in their surgeries.
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