Man Claims CVS Mistake Cost Him His Sight

Published: Jun 20, 2014

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A man has sued CVS Pharmacy claiming he was blinded in his left eye after a pharmacist mistakenly gave him anti-bacterial ear drops to treat an eye infection. Claudis Alston, 65, suffers from a variety of ailments including kidney failure. But in 2012, he sought treatment at Houston Methodist Hospital for an eye condition and was diagnosed with pink eye/conjunctivitis. Medical records show he was given a prescription for a common conjunctivitis treatment – cortisporin ophthalmic suspension. He got that prescription filled at a local CVS Pharmacy.

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