It’s vital to have your eye injury evaluated as soon as possible after your motorcycle collision.An eye injury may not be life-ending, but it is life-changing and riders are at high risk of suffering this type of injury in a crash. Accordingly, it is important to know more about what causes eye injuries during a motorcycle accident, what kind of injuries may result, and what you can do to protect your recovery after you’ve been hurt.

Causes of Motorcycle Accident Eye Injuries

As with any type of motorcycle accident injury, there are multiple ways in which an eye injury can occur. Some common causes of vision problems caused by motorcycle accidents include:

  • Wounds directly to the eye or very close to the eye.
  • Debris striking the eye.
  • Brain injuries.

Any of these injuries requires immediate medical attention to help prevent the injury from worsening and to manage the injured rider’s pain.

Effects of Motorcycle Accident Eye Injuries

When an eye injury occurs as a result of a bike crash, the injured motorcyclist may suffer from:

  1. Blurred vision
  2. Double vision
  3. Light sensitivity
  4. Blindness or partial blindness
  5. Headaches caused by focusing the eyes

Of course, other types of vision problems may also occur. If you experience any change in your vision or any pain in your eyes or head, then it is important to get prompt medical treatment after your crash.

Recoveries From Motorcycle Accident Eye Injuries

Your medical expenses may add up quickly, your ability to work may be impacted by your injury, and your pain and suffering may be significant. Accordingly, it is important to protect your legal rights as soon as you can after your accident.

If someone else’s negligence caused your accident and your eye injury, then our experienced riders and attorneys will fight hard for your recovery. We will help you negotiate a settlement or seek a court verdict to recover your past, current, and future medical expenses, lost income, pain, suffering, and other damages. Don’t wait until it is too late to get a recovery; instead, call us at 1-800-800-5678 and let’s discuss your legal options.

Jason F. Abraham
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Helping car accident and personal injury victims throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa since 1993.