Eye Emergencies in Pearland

Eye Emergencies in Pearland

Foreign objects or stabbing pains in your eye? Don’t wait!

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Experiencing a stab of pain in your eye?

Sudden changes in vision? Images appearing faded, blurry or foggy?

Got chemicals or another foreign object or substance in your eye?

Come visit Memorial Eye Center of Pearland for emergency eye care.

Our Pearland optometrists can help you preserve your vision and eye health.

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We understand that accidents happen.

Our optometrists know exactly what to do to help you through your eye care emergency.

Whether it’s a workplace accident, an at-home incident, or some other emergency requiring immediate attention, we’re here to help you preserve your eye health and sight!


What To Do If You Have an Eye Emergency

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First things first. Don’t panic! Staying calm is the best way to help you think straight and help those around you to remain calm. Often, it’s not necessary to go to an emergency room for eye emergencies. In fact, the vast majority of people who go to the emergency room for eye care could have received treatment from their local optometrist instead.

If you’re unsure whether you’re experiencing an eye emergency, give us a call immediately! Delay may increase the risk of serious complications and may result in vision loss.

Until you see your eye doctor or seek urgent care, avoid the following:

  • Don’t try to remove an embedded object out of your eye
  • If your eye is injured, don't press on it or rub it
  • Dry cotton and sharp instruments such as tweezers should never be used on the eye.

Whether you've had a workplace accident or an at-home incident, our eye doctors are here to help


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Eye Emergencies FAQs

What is considered an eye emergency?

Eye emergencies are anything that may cause permanent damage to your eyes or vision without timely intervention from an eye care professional.

The most common types of eye emergencies include:

  • A blow, poke or other trauma to the eye
  • Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes
  • Chemical spills in the eye
  • Foreign object embedded in the eye
  • Sudden appearance of light flashes or floaters
  • Contact lens lost in the eye
Does an eye infection require urgent care?

Symptoms of an eye infection typically include itching, burning, redness, crusty and watery eyes. See a Pearland eye doctor if your symptoms last over 4 days or if you experience intense pain, redness, blurred vision or light sensitivity.

What should I do if a foreign object enters my eye?

Most of the time, a person can easily remove debris from the eye by repeatedly blinking to get the debris out. If that doesn't work, you can wash your eye with saline (sterile salt water) to flush out any dust and dirt from your eye, or use streaming tap water.

However, to scratch your cornea while attempting to get an object out which can cause further site-threatening complications.

So the best thing you can do in this kind of eye emergency is to get to your eye doctor in Pearland as soon as possible.

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- Jun. 19, 2024
I also buy my glasses from Memorial Eye Care in addition to the my examination because they do my co... mplicated prescription great every year. It was wrong one time in 4 years, but they made it right with no additional costs. They also have a well trained, courteous, friendly and professional staff.
- Jun. 18, 2024
Quick, thorough, friendly service!
- Jun. 03, 2024
Went in last week for routine eye exam. Brought my niece because she wanted to see what it was all a... bout and they talked her through it all. They were awesome
- May. 28, 2024
Ana, Michelle, Valeria, and Janet are very so helpful and very knowledgeable in the optical business... . You have an awesome team, keep up the great work!!
- May. 24, 2024
This is a great place for glasses! Very friendly and professional staff, my glasses came in VERY qui... ckly and look great!
- May. 23, 2024
Best eye doctor around! 🙂
- May. 23, 2024
My first visit to Memorial Eye Center was a great experience! From check-in to eye exams to the dis... cussion with Dr. Nguyen, everything flowed well, and made the most of my appointment time. I highly recommend Memorial Eye Center for all vision needs.
- Apr. 21, 2024
My eyes were having some type of irritation. They got me in very fast and Dr. Ali solved my issue so... fast. The technology was amazing but the whole staff was amazing. Dr. Ali is an amazing doctor! This is my new home for my glasses!
- Apr. 12, 2024
Very knowledgeable and Great customer service
- Mar. 27, 2024
Great staff, helpful in selecting contacts and glasses that work best for me. Listened to my concern... s.
- Mar. 25, 2024
Highly recommend this clinic. Being in the Healthcare industry, I always treat my members like I wa... nt my family to be treated. Customer Service is a big thing for me. This staff and provider took care of my mommy and were so Customer Service driven, they deserve 10 🌟
- Mar. 09, 2024
Friendly and smooth service. Got right in when I showed up for my appointment. Dr Jones was friend... ly and answered all my questions. Getting frames picked out and paid for a breeze and my glasses came in a week earlier than expected.
- Feb. 12, 2024
Great service!!
- Feb. 09, 2024
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- Jan. 09, 2024
(Translated by Google) Excellent service from the moment you enter, super friendly, perfect explanat... ion answering your questions, definitely the best I have seen. (Original) Excelente servicio desde el momento que entras, super amables, perfecta explicación respondiendo tus dudas definitivamente el mejor que he visto.
- Dec. 17, 2023
Dr Nyugen is the best eye doctor ever. I have a harsh astigmatism and with great care she patiently ... dialed my Rx in. Best experience with an eye Dr I've ever had.
- Dec. 07, 2023
Dr, Nguyen is awesome! Very thorough and kind for every interaction! The staff were friendly and hel... pful- thank you again!
- Nov. 18, 2023
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- Nov. 14, 2023
Excellent staff and my optometrist, Dr Olumba was very knowledgeable, patient and efficient!!!
- Oct. 28, 2023
Great experience! Staff are very meticulous about cleanliness and disinfection processes. Janet was ... so pleasant and helpful with the frame and lens selection process - she made everything easy! Thank you all for a wonderful visit.

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