If your pet is having an Eye Emergency, our ER is open 24 hours a day!
No appointment is necessary to see an Emergency Room Doctor.
Squinting, Bulging, or Closed Eye: This can be an emergent eye situation and your patient should be seen by a veterinarian right away.
Corneal Ulcers: Corneal Scratch/ Injury to Eye/Injury to the Cornea. These injuries often require surgical treatment and should be seen as soon as possible to prevent further damage, pain, and vision loss.
Descemetocele: Very deep corneal ulcer. This is an emergency as the eye is in danger of rupturing.
Melting Ulcer: Infected Corneal Ulcer.
Trauma: Cat scratch, dog fight, blunt force, stick/poke injuries.
Lens Luxation: Change in position of the lens inside the eye.
Proptosis: Eye protruding from the socket. This is an emergency and you should take your pet for Emergency Treatment
Glaucoma: High pressure inside the eye. It can cause blindness. Emergency if not being treated medically by an ophthalmologist already or your pet is suddenly painful or blind.
Retrobulbar Abscess: Pus-filled Infection behind the eyeball
Sudden Blindness: This is an emergency
Uveitis: Inflammation inside the eye. Should be seen asap if sudden and not already under the care of an Ophthalmologist
Entropian: Rolling in of the eyelids. It causes corneal irritation and sometimes ulcers. This is not an emergency but should be seen asap.
Cataracts: Cloudy/Opaque change to the lens. Not emergent unless the patient is painful.
Cherry Eye: also called a Prolapsed Gland or a Prolapse of the third eyelid. This is a common concern. Not an emergency unless the pet is painful.
KCS: Dry Eye. Not emergent unless the patient is squinting or holding the eye shut.
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