Emergency Eye Care in Fort Worth

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Eye injuries or trauma to the eye area can be stressful and frightening. Your eyesight is precious and anything that might put it at risk needs to be dealt with immediately.

When an accident occurs, call our office right away. We will assess your situation and recommend next steps, whether that be coming to see an optometrist or going directly to an emergency room.

If our office is closed, you should proceed to your nearest hospital.

Types of Eye Emergencies

Common emergencies eye we can treat include:

Symptoms That Might Mean an Eye Emergency

While most eye emergencies involve noticeable symptoms or trauma, other eye emergencies are not as obvious. Any sudden changes to your vision should be considered an eye care emergency.

Sudden onset of any of the following symptoms may also be indicative of an emergency:

  • Burning or stinging
  • Pupils that differ in size
  • Bulging eyes
  • Severe eye pain
  • Double vision
  • Redness or itching
  • Bruising or bleeding
  • Severe itching
  • Sudden headache
  • Discharge from the eye
  • Eyes not moving together

Call our offices immediately should you experience any of these issues.

DOs & DON’Ts

In the event of an eye emergency, here are some DOs and DON’Ts to guide you:

Dos

  • DO flush your eye with cold water in the event of chemical contact.
  • DO clean your hands before touching your eye.
  • DO lightly cover the eye without applying pressure.
  • DO seek immediate medical attention.
  • DO NOT use tools anywhere near the eye area.
  • DO NOT rub the eye or apply pressure of any kind.
  • DO NOT try to remove any large foreign objects.
  • DO NOT apply any medications, drops, or ointments.
  • DO NOT remove contact lenses (with the exception of a chemical splash).

Our Location

Find us 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth, on Airport Freeway right between Beach St and Haltom Rd.

Our Address

  • 1217 Oak Knoll Drive
  • Fort Worth, TX 76117

Contact Us

Clinic Hours

  • Monday: 7:30 AM 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 7:30 AM 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM 5:30 PM
  • Thursday: 7:30 AM 5:30 PM
  • Friday: Closed
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

OFRECEMOS SERVICIO EN ESPAÑOL

En Pack Optical, nos esforzamos por ofrecer atención para el cuidado de los ojos a pacientes de diferentes grupos etnicos y condiciones sociales. Es por eso que estamos encantados de ofrecer servicio en español para nuestros pacientes de habla hispana. La Dr. Poonawala y su equipo siempre están buscando nuevas maneras de ser inclusivos, en la prestación de servicios para nuestros pacientes de habla hispana es uno de los grandes pasos de accesibilidad que hemos tomado.

Esperamos poder darle la bienvenida a nuestra clínica y ser su destino para el cuidado de los ojos en Fort Worth. Programe su cita hoy.

WE OFFER SERVICE IN SPANISH

At Pack Optical, we’re thrilled to offer service in Spanish for our Spanish-speaking patients. Dr. Poonawala and her team are always looking for ways to be inclusive, and providing services for our Spanish-speaking patients is one of the accessibility steps we’ve taken.

We look forward to welcoming you to our practice and being your destination for eye care in Forth Worth. Schedule your appointment today.

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