Emergency Eye Care

An eye emergency is an event where eyesight is at risk. Events that risk eyesight require prompt treatment to prevent vision loss.

The following list of symptoms require immediate consultation:

  • Foreign body in the eye
  • Chemical contact with eye or face
  • Severe eye, head or face injury
  • Painful eye
  • Sudden loss of all or part of your vision
  • Appearance of a “veil”, or curtain across the field of vision
  • Onset and/or increase of flashing lights or floaters
  • Sudden changes in pupil size
  • Black eye
  • Bulging eye
  • Double vision
  • Post-operative patients with pain, redness, or loss of vision

The following symptoms require contacting us as soon as possible:

  • Sensation of a foreign body present
  • Excessive tearing
  • Presence of pus or crusting

If you are experiencing an eye emergency outside of normal business hours, please call 877.751.4919 to connect with one of our doctors.