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Providing Emergency Eye Care Services in Houston and Humble, Texas

Urgent Eye Care Services in Houston and Humble, Texas | Vision Centers of Houston

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This concise video underscores the criticality of understanding potential eye hazards at home and in the workplace. Witness real-life incidents where individuals suffered partial or complete vision loss, contrasted with a success story where safety eyewear saved someone's sight.

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How Do You Know If You Have An Eyecare Emergency?

  • Sudden loss of vision
  • Sudden onset of double vision
  • Sudden redness or eye pain
  • Pink Eye (conjunctivitis)
  • New appearance of flashes and/or floaters
  • Foreign object in the eye (particularly metal or chemicals)

Things NOT to do while waiting for professional medical assistance:

  • DO NOT press on an injured eye or allow the victim to rub the eye(s).
  • DO NOT attempt to remove a foreign body that is resting on the cornea (the clear surface of the eye through which we see) or that appears to be embedded in any part of the eye.
  • DO NOT use dry cotton (including cotton swabs) or sharp instruments (such as tweezers) on the eye.
  • DO NOT attempt to remove an embedded object.
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For immediate instructions, contact Vision Centers of Houston – Willowbrook, Vision Centers of Houston – Deerbrook, or Vision Centers of Houston – Greenway-Galleria. We are dedicated to assisting you!