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Eye Emergencies

An eye emergency can be frightening, and many patients are unsure if they should visit an optometrist or go to an emergency room. We encourage anyone who has concerns with their eyes to give us a call and our friendly and knowledgeable staff will provide the best advice for your emergency.

From red, irritated eyes to experiencing a sudden loss of vision, our eye doctors are experienced with eye emergencies. They are able to diagnose and treat eye infections, help remove a foreign body that may be stuck in your eye and guide you to the best medical treatment to prevent vision loss or any complications, as necessary.

In the event of an eye emergency, contact us immediately for assistance; please call our Milton office at: 905-878-7625

Eye Emergencies Treated By Our Milton Eye Doctors

Research has shown that most emergency room visits for eye emergencies could have been done at an experienced optometrist. Because of our location, our eye doctors are highly experienced in treating a wide range of eye emergencies. Whether you are visiting Milton or live in the area, we are happy to provide you with the highest level of medical eye care available.

We Manage The Following Eye Emergencies:

  • Sudden vision loss
  • Eye floaters or flashes of light
  • Eye infections and pink eye
  • Foreign body removal (removing things stuck in the eye)
  • Eye injuries and cuts to the eye
  • Painful, itchy, red, dry, or uncomfortable eyes
  • Emergency contact lens and glasses

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Please note that our office we will be closed until further notice.

We are doing our best to provide urgent eye care to our patients on a case by case basis. If you have an eye emergency, please call the office at (905) 878-7625 and leave us a voicemail message stating your name, symptoms and the best phone number to reach you. We will try to accommodate you in a timely manner, or direct you to where you can receive care.

We will be checking voicemail messages between the hours of 9am-12pm, Monday-Friday. We will be closed on Saturday.

If you have ordered eyewear from us, we will contact you to arrange for pickup or delivery.

We thank you for your patience during this difficult time.

Further updates will be posted on our Facebook page as this situation develops further. Stay well!