When you find yourself with an eye emergency, highly experienced optometrist Alisha Poonawala, OD, and her staff at Pack Optical in Fort Worth, Texas, can treat your eye complication with immediate and attentive care. If you have an eye emergency, call the office or book an appointment online to get help right away.
An eye emergency is an eye-related complication or problem that warrants prompt medical attention. If you have an eye emergency, call Pack Optical right away, and Dr. Poonawala will discuss what’s happening with you and tell you to come in right away of direct you to an emergency room.
There are a number of reasons why you might experience an eye emergency, such as if you injure your eye or experience sudden vision problems. In some cases, without proper treatment, eye damage can lead to vision loss. You may need to visit Pack Optical or your local emergency room for prompt optometric care if you experience:
Red eye can be alarming, but it’s usually a sign of a minor eye condition, such as a burst blood vessel. Painful eyes may indicate a more serious problem.
If your red eye doesn’t subside within a few days, or if your red eye is particularly painful, you may need to visit Pack Optical for prompt eye care or your local emergency room. Your red eyes may be an eye emergency if you experience:
Brief and occasional periods of red eye aren’t usually a cause for concern.
Until you can visit a medical professional, you shouldn’t attempt to treat yourself. Instead, you should be especially careful around the affected eye. It’s important you don’t:
If you get chemicals in your eye, you should:
Dr. Poonawala and the friendly Pack Optical team offer prompt optometric care to protect, treat, and care for your eyes. If you have an eye emergency, call the attentive staff at Pack Optical or book an appointment online.