What To Expect After An Eye Injury

If you have experienced an eye injury of any kind, you need to contact an eye care professional for advice as soon as possible, even if it’s the weekend. Most eye doctors provide an emergency contact number for that very reason. In an extreme situation, such as an injury that has penetrated the eye or if an eye has been knocked out of its socket, the sufferer should get to the nearest hospital right away; don’t waste time trying to call someone. Any eye injury should be treated as a potential emergency, so never hesitate to contact an eye doctor. The simplest scratch can cause serious, and even permanent, vision loss – even blindness. 

If you or someone you witness experiences the following, get to a doctor immediately:
A few next steps:

The best way to take care of your eyes is to practice prevention first and foremost. Always wear protective equipment when you are doing anything that could potentially cause an eye injury. And if the worst happens, call us here at Classic Vision Care right away!

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