Eye Care Emergencies in Seattle
Occasionally, you may experience an eye care emergency that requires immediate diagnosis and treatment. Your Seattle optometrist can help with these and other eye emergencies that cause discomfort and impaired vision.
Common Eye Care Emergencies
Conjunctivitis, often called “pink eye,” is a condition in which the conjunctiva of the eye becomes inflamed, resulting in redness, tearing, discharge, and crusting, itching and blurred vision.
A foreign object in the eye is another common problem that can occur during windy conditions or in dusty environments. The eyelids can become irritated or infected, causing pain, tearing and impaired vision.
Dry eye syndrome is another common problem that occurs when the eyes fail to produce enough tears. This condition can occur from prolonged use of contact lenses, long hours at the computer or from medication.
Emergency Vision Problems
Individuals with diabetes or other health conditions that affect the eyes should be particularly alert to changes in their vision, such as dark spots or an increase in floaters in the eye, which can signal an eye emergency. Problems that require an immediate examination by a vision professional are a sudden…
- Eye pain
- Double vision
- Blurring of vision
- Eye injury
These should trigger a call to your local Seattle optometrist for diagnosis and treatment.
SPEX Seattle Provides Emergency Eye Care
When sudden eye problems strike, you want immediate relief from discomfort and vision impairment. Individuals in Seattle can contact SPEX Seattle help with unexpected eye problems.
Contact SPEX for Eye Care Emergency Seattle
We offer comprehensive vision examinations, eyeglass fitting, contact lens fitting, pediatric eye care, sports and specialty eyewear, astigmatism treatment, presbyopia treatment, LASIK eye surgery consultation, dry eye treatment, emergency eye care and treatment of eye diseases. We also offer hair salon services and Latisse treatment for eyelashes.
We are available for emergency eye care in both our Seattle offices. Contact SPEX Eyecare today at 206-682-9515 in Seattle for your emergency eye care and all your eye care needs.