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Eye Emergencies (Pink/Red Eyes)

Red, Pink or Sore Eyes?

We are ready to look after ALL of your eye care needs in one location. In addition to the services you already rely on us for such as routine eye exams, contact lenses, designer frames and eyeglasses – think of your Optometrist first for:

  • sore, red, or itchy eyes
  • treatment of “pink eye” and other bacterial infections
  • treatment of eye allergies
  • emergency eye care
  • post-surgical follow-up

Eye Emergencies

We are always willing to help, should you ever experience an eye emergency. Our office provides emergency services for eye infections, eye injuries and other eye urgencies. State of the art equipment allows us to examine the front surface of the eye and also digitally scan inside the eye for infection or damage. We accommodate many eye emergencies such as:

  • Eye infections
  • Eye trauma
  • Scratched eyes
  • Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes
  • Lost or broken contact lenses or eyeglasses
  • Flashes of light in the vision
  • “Floaters” in the vision
  • Red or painful eyes
  • Dislodged contact lenses
  • Uncomfortable, itchy, or irritated eyes

It is not always necessary to go to an emergency room for eye emergencies. Optometrists are equipped to treat the majority of eye emergencies.

We understand the importance of eye care when you encounter symptoms such as those listed above. These are signs that an immediate evaluation or consultation is necessary – please call us to set one up if you are experiencing an eye emergency of any kind.

COVID- 19 UPDATE

Guelph Eye Care will be temporarily closed

until further notice, following a government directive.

Our doctors will be available for emergency eye care only, by appointment,

for current patients of Guelph Eye Care.

Contact us at 519-824-2071 or email info@guelpheyecare.ca<about:blank>.

Phone calls and emails will be answered Monday to Friday from 9am– 3pm.

You can still contact us to order replacement contact lenses

which can be delivered by mail at no extra charge.

Contact Telehealth Ontario 1-866-797-000 for further urgent eye care advice.

Thank you for your understanding during this time.