Emergency Eye Care in Alexandria

Emergency Eye Care in Alexandria

If you are experiencing a medical emergency and require immediate help, dial 911.

Emergency visits that require immediate attention include:

  • Sudden eye pain

  • Flashes of light

  • Shadow/veil over vision that doesn’t go away

  • Stuck contact lens

  • Finger poked eye associated with pain

  • Tree branch/gardening eye injury

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  • Remove foreign objects on your own

  • Use any medications in your eyes

  • Put tweezers or other tools near the eye

  • Rub or apply pressure to your eyes


  • Wash your hands thoroughly if you must touch your eye

  • Blink to try and remove foreign objects

  • Flush the eyes with cool water in the case of a chemical splash

  • Remove contact lenses (unless you experience a chemical splash)


We can treat many eye emergencies. Call us in the event of an emergency situation. Please call 911 or go directly to an emergency room if we are closed or unavailable.