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Emergency Eye Care Services

Providing Emergency Eye Care Services in White Rock

caucasian family pyramidDuring business hours, please call our White Rock Optometry Clinic office at 604-536-4999 for further instructions. If your vision issue is urgent, do not delay treatment – visit your nearest emergency treatment center.

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Symptoms that require emergency service include, but are not limited to:

  • Sudden loss of vision
  • Sudden double vision
  • Sudden red/painful eye
  • Pink Eye
  • New onset flashes and/or floaters
  • Foreign body in the eye (especially metal or chemicals)
  • New or worsening swelling or pain after eye surgery

Things NOT to do while waiting for professional medical assistance:

  • DO NOT press on an injured eye or allow the victim to rub the eye(s).
  • DO NOT attempt to remove a foreign body that is resting on the cornea (the clear surface of the eye through which we see) or that appears to be embedded in any part of the eye.
  • DO NOT use dry cotton (including cotton swabs) or sharp instruments (such as tweezers) on the eye.
  • DO NOT attempt to remove an embedded object.

DO call our eye care clinic in White Rock at 604-536-4999 for further instructions! We are here for you!