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Red Eye & Emergency Eye Care

It’s important to be aware of red-eye conditions which can be the result of intraocular inflammation and corneal insults and a myriad of other systemic and ocular conditions. If you notice that you have a sudden change in your eye health or vision then you may be at urgent risk and in need of medical attention. It’s imperative you act quickly not to create a bigger problem. The faster you act, the faster you can treat the underlying condition.

If you’re dealing with an eye health emergency then do not hesitate and give us a call at 718-768-1020 and we will instruct you further on how to resolve this.

Common Eye Emergencies

You should be aware that your eyes are very sensitive to abrupt change, and may not feel all urgent symptoms, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t check. It’s important to schedule an appointment with your eye care provider if you’re experiencing any signs or symptoms of eye health irregularities.

Full or partial loss of vision

Sudden onset of flashes and floaters

Yellow, green, or white discharge

Excessive swelling

Eye pain

Foreign object sensation

Persistent burning or itching

Persistent discharge or weeping

If the above list does not have a particular symptom that you are experiencing, please give us a call at 718-768-1020.

Red Eye & Emergency Eye Care

Red Eye & Emergency Eye Care

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a red eye?
A red eye refers to the appearance of redness or bloodshot eyes. It can be caused by various factors, including eye infections, allergies, dryness, foreign objects, or more serious conditions.
When should I seek emergency eye care for a red eye?
You should consider seeking emergency eye care if you experience severe pain, sudden vision changes, eye trauma, a foreign object stuck in your eye, or if the redness is accompanied by symptoms like discharge, swelling, or sensitivity to light.
What are some common causes of red eye?
Common causes of red eye include conjunctivitis (pink eye), dry eyes, corneal abrasions, allergies, foreign objects in the eye, subconjunctival hemorrhage, and certain eye infections.
How can I relieve redness and discomfort in my eyes at home?
Applying a cold compress, using over-the-counter lubricating eye drops, avoiding eye irritants (such as smoke or allergens), and getting enough rest can help relieve redness and discomfort in the eyes. However, it's essential to consult an eye care professional if the symptoms persist or worsen.
Can I wear contact lenses with a red eye?
It is generally not recommended to wear contact lenses when you have a red eye. Contact lenses can further irritate the eye and potentially worsen the condition. Consult with your eye care professional for advice on wearing contact lenses.
How is a red eye diagnosed?
Diagnosis of a red eye typically involves a comprehensive eye examination performed by an eye care professional. They will assess your symptoms, examine the eye, and may perform additional tests if necessary to determine the cause of the redness.
What treatments are available for red eye?
The treatment for a red eye depends on the underlying cause. It may include prescription medications, such as antibiotic or antiviral eye drops, anti-inflammatory eye drops, or artificial tears. In some cases, home remedies and self-care measures may be sufficient.