Eye Emergencies in Midtown

Eye Emergencies in Midtown

Foreign objects or stabbing pains in your eye? Don’t wait!

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Experiencing a stab of pain in your eye?

Sudden changes in vision? Images appearing faded, blurry or foggy?

Got chemicals or another foreign object or substance in your eye?

Come visit Ducklo EyeCare for emergency eye care.

Our Midtown optometrists can help you preserve your vision and eye health.

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We understand that accidents happen.

Our optometrists know exactly what to do to help you through your eye care emergency.

Whether it’s a workplace accident, an at-home incident, or some other emergency requiring immediate attention, we’re here to help you preserve your eye health and sight!


What To Do If You Have an Eye Emergency

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First things first. Don’t panic! Staying calm is the best way to help you think straight and help those around you to remain calm. Often, it’s not necessary to go to an emergency room for eye emergencies. In fact, the vast majority of people who go to the emergency room for eye care could have received treatment from their local optometrist instead.

If you’re unsure whether you’re experiencing an eye emergency, give us a call immediately! Delay may increase the risk of serious complications and may result in vision loss.

Until you see your eye doctor or seek urgent care, avoid the following:

  • Don’t try to remove an embedded object out of your eye
  • If your eye is injured, don't press on it or rub it
  • Dry cotton and sharp instruments such as tweezers should never be used on the eye.

Whether you've had a workplace accident or an at-home incident, our eye doctors are here to help


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Eye Emergencies FAQs

What is considered an eye emergency?

Eye emergencies are anything that may cause permanent damage to your eyes or vision without timely intervention from an eye care professional.

The most common types of eye emergencies include:

  • A blow, poke or other trauma to the eye
  • Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes
  • Chemical spills in the eye
  • Foreign object embedded in the eye
  • Sudden appearance of light flashes or floaters
  • Contact lens lost in the eye
Does an eye infection require urgent care?

Symptoms of an eye infection typically include itching, burning, redness, crusty and watery eyes. See a Midtown eye doctor if your symptoms last over 4 days or if you experience intense pain, redness, blurred vision or light sensitivity.

What should I do if a foreign object enters my eye?

Most of the time, a person can easily remove debris from the eye by repeatedly blinking to get the debris out. If that doesn't work, you can wash your eye with saline (sterile salt water) to flush out any dust and dirt from your eye, or use streaming tap water.

However, to scratch your cornea while attempting to get an object out which can cause further site-threatening complications.

So the best thing you can do in this kind of eye emergency is to get to your eye doctor in Midtown as soon as possible.

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- Jun. 23, 2024
Great group of people who is always kind and very helpful in all departments.. They provide the best... eye care system for their patients …….
- Jun. 19, 2024
They took me in as a new patient due to I thought I had my contact stuck up in my eyelid and it real... ly hurt but it ended up being something else. The staff was wonderful and seemed like they cared for their patients. They took good care of me and I will recommend them 100%. I appreciate them taking me as a new patient and told me to come on in and it wasn’t but a few minutes and I was seen. I Appreciate Y’all very much!!
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I had the best experience here! I would like to especially acknowledge the help I had from Haseena R... abi. She was very helpful helping me pick out a pair of sunglasses and also told me about a deal to buy one pair and get another half off so I was able to get the sunglasses I have been wanting to for a reasonable price. She also adjusted my glasses and cleaned them properly before sending me off! 10/10 recommend here and Haseena went above and beyond for me!
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- Apr. 19, 2024
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- Apr. 12, 2024
The staff is helpful and friendly. I was also impressed with their professionalism. This is the best... , most accurate prescription I've ever gotten for contact lenses and or glasses.
- Apr. 10, 2024
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- Mar. 29, 2024
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- Mar. 16, 2024
I would give this place more stars if I could. Everyone was so nice and helpful and Dr. Solomon was ... so down to earth and explained everything. It was a great experience so happy I found this place.
- Mar. 12, 2024
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- Feb. 27, 2024
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Have an eye emergency?

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