The Four Eye Conditions That Are Emergencies

Are you aware that these 4 eye conditions are eye emergencies? They could cause permanent blindness or vision impairment.

Retinal Detachment: sudden appearance of floaters (dark or light specks floating in one’s vision), flashes of light in one’s vision and the appearance of blackness or a curtain in one’s field of view.

Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma:
sudden severe eye pain, possible headache, blurry vision, nausea and vomiting.

Giant Cell Arteritis also known as Temporal Arteritis: fever, headache over the temple area, scalp tenderness, jaw pain when chewing food and vision loss.

Central Retinal Artery Occlusion: sudden vision loss in the affected eye that is painless.

Please call us at ClearView Eyecare if you experience any one of these eye conditions.