Emergency Eye Care & Medical Emergencies

/Emergency Eye Care & Medical Emergencies
Emergency Eye Care & Medical Emergencies 2017-03-01T17:20:27+00:00

We Are On Call

Our doctors are licensed to treat and manage most eyecare emergencies such as eye infections, metallic or dirt particles that get lodged in the eye, sudden loss of vision, etc. If you are a current patient of Carolinas Vision Group or in the South Charlotte area and you feel you have an eyecare emergency that needs immediate medical attention, please contact our Charlotte eye care office at (704) 943-5110.

After Hours Eye Emergencies

If it is after hours, please follow the voice prompts to reach the doctor on call. An after hours emergency fee of $100 will apply.

Eye Emergencies May Include

  • Sudden loss of vision (painful or painless)
  • Increase in floaters, flashes of light, curtain coming over vision
  • Chemical in the eye*
  • Severe eye pain and/or redness
  • Foreign body in the eye**
  • Bleeding, severe head trauma
  • Sudden double vision

* If you have had a chemical exposure to the eye immediately flush eyes w/ saline or water for 15-30 min. and immediately see your eye care provider.

** If you get something in the eye, do not rub or attempt to remove, immediately see your eye care provider.