Dozens of patients left with ‘blind patches' are suing a lens manufacturer
2 monthes ago - By Daily Mail
People are suing the company Oculentis which produced lenses which, after being used in cataract operations five to seven years ago, have led to calcium build-up in patients' eyes.
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Lens replacement led to 'blind patches', says artist
2 monthes ago - By BBC
Landscape painter Denise De Batista is considering legal action against lens manufacturer Oculentis
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