Your eye doctor should regularly examine any changes to your vision or eyes because certain eye symptoms can indicate the need for emergency care. In addition, some eye conditions may not have noticeable symptoms, or they may come on very gradually. This makes it important to have regular eye exams, as many eye conditions can be effectively treated when identified early. If you do require emergency eye care, our Helena AL optometrist would be more than happy to help you.
We see eye emergencies every day. Some common symptoms of eye emergencies are sudden loss of vision, redness, discharge, eye pain, flashes or floaters in your vision, or foreign particles in your eye. If you have any eye symptoms like these, call our office and our Helena AL optometrist will see you the same day. Other symptoms that may indicate an emergency requiring immediate medical attention includes black spots or flashes of light, curtain-like disappearance of vision, eye injury or pain, seeing halos or rainbows around light, loss of peripheral (side) vision, sudden hazy or blurred vision, sudden vision loss in one eye, as well as red, crusty or swollen eyelids. We treat eye infections, eyelid lumps, allergies, inflammation, abrasions, corneal ulcers, glaucoma, allergies, diabetic eye disease and many other eye problems.
The eye doctors of McCalla Eyecare Center are available for consultation and emergency care as needed. Do not hesitate to call (205)409-4579 to contact our office if you are experiencing an eye emergency, and you will be seen as soon as possible by our Helena AL optometrist. For severe medical emergencies, call 911 immediately.