Eye health emergencies can arise without any notice. Some eye emergencies are uncomfortable or painful, but not a threat to eye health. Other eye emergencies, however, may endanger the health of your eyes or your vision. Because the health of your eyes is our highest priority, the specialists at Southern Eye Group are here to provide emergency eye care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to residents of Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and throughout the Gulf Coast.
Common Eye Emergencies
The experts at Southern Eye Group are experienced in treating all eye emergencies. Most frequently, we provide emergency eye care services for:
- Eye infections
- Foreign bodies in the eyes
- Eye injury or trauma
- Eye irritation from chemicals or other factors
Signs and Symptoms of an Eye Emergency
Eye emergencies can range from uncomfortable and frustrating to severe, so it is important to seek the help of a specialist if you encounter any of the following symptoms:
- Eye pain or irritation
- Itchy eyes
- Stinging or burning
- Blurry vision
- Double vision
- Eyes that are red or pink
- Excessive or abnormal eye discharge
- Foreign objects in the eye
- Sudden light sensitivity
- Sudden vision loss
- Sudden changes in pupil size
Contact us for Emergency Eye Care
The eye health specialists at Southern Eye Group serve patients in Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, and throughout the Gulf Coast. If you suspect you have an eye emergency, please contact us so we can render prompt treatment.
The doctors at Southern Eye Group have either authored or reviewed and approved this content.