Steps To Take After An Eye Injury To Reduce Eye Pain/Strain

An injury to your eye, whether large or small, can make even the simplest task simply impossible. Others that are more common and more serious may require immediate treatment such as surgery to prevent your suffering permanent eye damage and loss of vision. The more minor issues, such as surface scratches, may only need some monitoring following a visit to your eye doctor, just to make sure no complications come about after the fact.  

Today we are going to talk about eye injuries and the steps you will need to take if you are affected by such an injury. 

We want to mention prevention first, of course, and encourage everyone to use protective eyewear, such as sunglasses, safety goggles, or glasses as a best practice to keeping your eyes safe from injury, both short- and long-term, as well as scheduling regular eye exams to monitor your overall eye health.

Scratched Eye

Foreign or Penetrating Object

Caustic Foreign Substance

Eye Bleeding

Your eyesight is precious. You should treat these and all other eye injuries as potential emergencies, and never hesitate to call your eye doctor. Here at Classic Vision Care, we are committed to the health and safety of your eyes, and we are always ready to help. If you would like to set up your next eye appointment, you can reach us at (770) 499-2020.

You Might Also Enjoy...

Your Treatment Options for Dry Eyes

Dry eyes arise for a variety of reasons, such as air pollution, medications, allergies, and even hormonal changes. Learn about helpful treatment options to encourage healthy tear flow in the blink of an eye.

4 Causes of Red, Itchy Eyes

Red and itching eyes can be caused by a variety of issues. Sometimes your immune system kicks into high gear, creating red, itchy eyes. Learn four causes and how to recognize and protect your eyes from these unsightly symptoms.

Recognizing the Signs of Macular Degeneration

More than 10 million people in the United States suffer from macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss. Learn about your risk factors, and how to spot the symptoms and slow its progression.

Tips for Protecting Your Eyes This Spring

Spring is when many of us return to the great outdoors after spending a long winter inside. But spring brings elements that can pose a problem for our eyes. Learn some tips to protect your eyes from seasonal allergies and other irritants.

The Link Between Diabetes and Your Eye Health

People with diabetes possess a higher risk of developing certain eye diseases, some of which, left untreated, may lead to vision loss and even blindness. Learn more about the connection between diabetes and your eyes.