Importance of Eye Emergencies
Patients that have ocular emergencies and require immediate assessment can be seen by one of our qualified Optometrists. Many eye emergencies need to be treated promptly to ensure the best prognosis.
Ocular emergency appointments are covered by Health Care and do not require a referral. If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms, please call our clinic and one of our Optometrists will be able to assess your eye condition promptly.
Emergency Eye Care is recommended for anyone with the following symptoms:
Sudden decrease in vision
Increased light sensitivity
Flashes of light or black spots in your vision
Curtain-like disappearance of vision
Swelling around the eye
Eye injury or trauma
Halos (colored circles) around lights