Let us help protect your vision

An eye emergency can be overwhelming. Whether it is you or a loved in pain and scared, it is important to know where to go for help.

At Ideal Optical, we can diagnose and treat many eye emergencies, from injuries to eye diseases. If you need help, please call us immediately. We always attempt to make room for any emergency situation.

Symptoms of an eye emergency

An eye emergency may not be immediately obvious. Even if you have sustained a mild injury, your fragile eye and delicate tissues will likely need immediate care. You may require medical attention if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms:

  • Blurred vision
  • Double vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Pain or swelling around the eye
  • Deep ache around the eye or brow
  • Bruising (a black eye) or bleeding
  • Discoloured discharge around the eye
  • Redness
  • Excessive tearing
  • Headache or headache after an injury

Common eye emergencies

Not all injuries are an emergency, but even the most minor injury can cause extensive damage to your delicate eyes and tissues. If you have sustained an eye injury, always contact a medical professional for advice.Reach out to us at any time. We would be happy to help.

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Let us help protect your vision

If you have sustained an eye injury or are experiencing the symptoms of an eye emergency, please call us immediately. If it is outside regular business hours, please visit your nearest emergency room or call 911.