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Eye Emergencies In Mentor Ohio

When to Seek Medical Care

At Family Eye Care Clinic, we provide emergency eye care in Mentor Ohio.

During regular office hours, you may call and someone will give you guidance and instructions on how to handle your problem. This may or may not include coming into the office to be seen.

After hours, for serious eye injuries such as chemical burns, cuts in the eye, sudden vision loss, and bleeding, visit an emergency room. For other emergencies see below for guidance. Learn more about LASIK & Refractive Surgery Co-Management

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The Following Eye Emergencies May Require Immediate Attention By Calling Our Office In Mentor Ohio or Going to The Hospital Emergency Room

Eye Infections In Mentor Ohio

An infection is when a foreign organism has invaded your eye. This is usually a virus or a bacterium, but can also be a fungus, an amoeba, or a parasite

Flush the eye with water for at least 15 minutes.

Do not rub the eye! It may imbed the material. Gentle rinsing of the eye may dislodge the material. If unsuccessful, seek medical attention.

Call us today and schedule a comprehensive eye exam to assess your overall eye health Spots could be normal and can also be an indication of something more severe. 

Most viral infections heal on their on. However, some infections can permanently scar the eye and cause vision loss.

Most childrens eye infections are viral and can be quite contagious. Wait until the infection resolves before returning to school. In order to speed up the process, take your child for an emergency eye exam as soon as possible. 

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Foreign Body Removal In Mentor Ohio

Do not rub the eye! It may imbed the material or cause a painful abrasion to the surface of your eye. Gentle rinsing of the eye may dislodge the material. If unsuccessful, give us a call to schedule an emergency eye exam. Generally speaking, sand stuck in the eye, if not rubbed, will not cause long-term damage. 

Gentle rinsing of the eye may dislodge the material. If unsuccessful, seek medical attention.

Contact lens wear can cause small breaks in the skin surface that covers the eye. This opens the door for infection. Treat any contact lens related disconmfort as a potentially serious problem.

Flush the eye with water for at least 15 minutes.

Scratched Eye In Mentor Ohio

If there is a lot of pain we want to see you right away. Scratches on the eye open the door for infection and need treatment. The eye is very sensitive and even small scratches can cause great discomfort. Seek immediate treatment.

Yes, scratches on the eye open the door for infection and need treatment. The eye is very sensitive and even small scratches can cause great discomfort. Seek immediate treatment.

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Eye Trauma In Mentor Ohio

Yes, interneral injuries can result. See your doctor as soon as possible. Apply a cold pack to reduce swelling

Yes, interneral injuries can result. See your doctor as soon as possible. Apply a cold pack to reduce swelling

Your eye doctor is better equipped to evaluate the internal structures of you eye.

Kids Eye Injuries In Mentor Ohio

Yes, we examine people of all ages

Acute pain needs to be seen as soon as possible. There may be something in the eye. Problems that are not painful eye can wait until the first available appointment.

Yes, Your doctor can determine the cause of the swelling and prescribe any necessary treatment.

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Severe Eye Emergencies In Mentor Ohio

Sudden loss in vision may result from loss of blood flow to the eye. This may be a pre-stroke warning. Seek medical attention at once. At our Mentor, Optometry practice we will evaluate your eyes as soon as we are sure your medical condition is stable.

Yes, see your eye doctor at once.

Yes, see your eye doctor at once.

Yes, see your eye doctor at once.

See your eye doctor at once.

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Dr Figler has enjoyed the many years of seeing patients at Family EyeCare Clinic and Kane and Figler Optometry and appreciated their confidence in his skills. The growth of his own practice in Slavic Village requires more of his attention located at 7211 Broadway Ave Cleveland, OH or call 216-641-0055 or visit his website broadwayoptical.net. We wish him the best of luck from the Family EyeCare Clinic.

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