Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Retina & Vitreous of Texas, PLLC regarding its recent data breach. The Retina & Vitreous of Texas data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.
ABOUT RETINA & VITREOUS OF TEXAS, PLLC:
Retina & Vitreous of Texas is a medical practice specializing in vitreoretinal care. As a clinic focused on eye care, Retina & Vitreous of Texas offers a variety of services from retinal surgery, laser treatments, and cryotherapy procedures to the treatment of diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular diseases. Founded in 1997, Retina & Vitreous of Texas has treated over 35,000 patients and has over 180 publications. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Retina & Vitreous of Texas has 10 locations across central and southeast Texas.
On February 1, 2023, Retina & Vitreous of Texas discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which the sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Retina & Vitreous of Texas determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information. On April 11, 2023, Retina & Vitreous of Texas began contacting individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information exposed includes:
- Social Security number
- Driver’s license number
- Health insurance information
- Medical information
If you received a breach notification letter from Retina & Vitreous of Texas:
We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or email@example.com.
If you were impacted by the Retina & Vitreous of Texas data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.
- Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
- Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Retina & Vitreous of Texas, PLLC;
- Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
- Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
- Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
- Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.