Emergency Eye Exams in Pasadena

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Preserve Your Family’s Vision

If you or a loved one is experiencing an eye emergency, please contact our team immediately.

If your emergency takes place outside our regular office hours, please visit your nearest emergency room.

Eye Protection Could Prevent Emergencies

Appropriate eye protection and eyewear can prevent up to 90% of all eye-related emergencies. Make sure you’re wearing the appropriate eye protection, as accidents can occur at home, at school, at work, or while playing sports.

Our team can recommend the right protection for your particular situation. If you have any questions about how you can protect your eyes, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us

Common Eye Emergencies

No matter the eye emergency, we recommend getting in touch with our team immediately. Please find the nearest person trained in first aid as their experience could help manage the situation until help arrives.

Click each title to read more about some of the most common eye emergencies.

Physical Trauma

Physical trauma means any impact to the eye and surrounding area, possibly resulting in:

Chemical exposure can lead to various symptoms like burning, redness, irritation, pain, or even sudden vision loss. Please ensure you’re using appropriate protection if you are handling chemicals like:

  • Bleach
  • Vinegar
  • Battery acid
  • Soaps
  • Ammonia
  • Pesticides
  • Fertilizer

Rips, tears, and punctures are among the most serious eye emergencies. Please do not apply pressure to the area; instead, contact us for an emergency appointment or visit your nearest emergency room.

Some eye diseases, like wet age-related macular degeneration and angle-closure glaucoma, could lead to emergency symptoms. If you have a risk of these diseases and experience sudden symptoms like flashes and floaters or vision loss, please contact us immediately.

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  • 1 W California Blvd, Suite 513
  • Pasadena, CA 91105

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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