Last Updated On: 30 November 2021

Ophthalmologists are Critical Partners in Diagnosing and Treating Traumatic Brain Injuries

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects the critical functions of the brain and is a major cause of disability and disability. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 61,000 people died from TBIs in the United States in 2019. That same year, falls and auto accidents accounted for nearly half of all TBI-related hospitalizations. A timely diagnosis and treatment is essential in TBI cases, and ophthalmologists possess a unique set of skills that can help detect this type of injury and ensure patients receive the care they need.

Most TBI patients have difficulty reading or focusing after a head injury or significant whiplash. They may be sensitive to light, experience ocular pain, at times double vision or see spots. An ophthalmologist understands the relationship between a patient’s vision problems and TBIs and can be integral to determining the extent of the injury and enhancing treatment options. 

Dr. Steven H. Rauchman is an eye physician and surgeon who has more than three decades of experience in diagnosing TBIs. He has established a virtual medical platform to perform evaluations and examinations, so patients from around the state have ready access to expert care. Dr. Rauchman possesses a thorough background in comprehensive ophthalmology and neuroscience, and is dedicated to the well-being of all of his patients.

Dr. Rauchman collaborates effectively with other medical experts to provide patient-centered treatment for victims of TBI. Reports are generated promptly and personally by Dr. Rauchman, who has served as a respected expert witness in TBI cases.

Please click the link below to find out more about how Dr. Rauchman can help your client get the care they deserve.

Dr. Steven H. Rauchman MD
Ophthalmologist | TBI