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No, you can't appeal the sentence, only the state can do so. It is not your prosecution it is the state's prosecution. If you think the sentence was unduly lenient then you can complain to the CPS and they will review whether the matter needs to be looked at.
In terms of the costs of surgery etc you may be able to make a civil claim for this. You may also be entitled to compensation on top of the surgery costs.
You should get in touch with a personal injury solicitor and they can look into this for you. Often they will agree to work on a conditional fee arrangement which people commonly refer to a "no win no fee". You can find one here: https://solicitors.lawsociety.org.uk.
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