⚠ What is considered an eye emergency?
+ Flashes of light (twinkling, iridescent, lightning bolt like flashes)
+ Foreign body in eye
+ Sudden vision loss
+ Blunt force trauma to the eye
+ Pain in or around the eye
+ Eye Injury
If you have an ocular urgency and you can't
reach us or St. Mary's Hospital, please go to
the nearest emergency room or call 911.
We see eye emergencies every day and the majority of them can be diagnosed and even treated right on the spot. According to the severity and nature of your emergency, we will gladly make room on our schedule for an emergency.
In some cases, an injury may mean permanent loss of your vision!
We will also get you set up with the correct specialist should your eye
emergency warrant referral and we will work on your behalf to get you in ASAP.