Let us help you avoid and expensive and time-consuming trip to the emergency room. Most commonly, eye injuries occur when something scratches the cornea. More severe trauma could come when exposing the eye to chemicals or major trauma. The most common symptoms of an eye injury include eye pain, redness, or discomfort. Treatment of an ocular injury depends on the severity of the injury. Call our emergency line if its after office hours. Let us help you in your time of need.
A corneal foreign body is an object (metal, glass, sand, etc.) embedded in the cornea of the eye. Removal of any foreign body needs to be delt with in a timely manner, if it is left in the eye it could cause pain, infection and lead to more complications. Let us help you with any foreign body removal before going to the emergency room. We can save you time and money, as we have licensed professional to assist with such needs.
A chemical burn is an emergency and can cause damage within 3-5 minutes of exposure. Treatment for chemical burns start with a pain-relieving medication, antibiotics to help reduce the risk of infection and lubricants applied to the surface of the eye to help prevent the eyelid from sticking to the cornea as the burn heals. Make us your number one stop for chemical burns. We have everything we need to assist with such injuries.
An eye contusion is when blood vessels around the eye are damaged or broken after an injury causing a black eye. An eye contusion is often caused by a blunt object or penetration of an object. Eye contusions could lead to cataracts, glaucoma, inflammations, hemorrhages or retinal detachment.
Even the smallest injury needs to be looked at by an eyecare professional, don’t wait until an injury has affected your visions. Let us help you right away and help you achieve the best visual acuity possible.
Let us help to prevent sports injury by offering sports safety glasses, however, not all injuries are preventable. In sports, more than 40,000 eye injuries occur within a year in the United States, about 90% ocular injuries are avoidable with proper eyewear.