Read Our Latest Blog Post: When To See An Eye Doctor For Pain
Most of us realize that pain is generally an indication that something is wrong. This is no different when you experience eye pain. Whether or not the pain is being caused by something minor and easy to treat, or something serious, you should consult your eye doctor. Because eye doctors use specialized equipment to examine your eyes, it may be difficult for them to identity what is causing your pain over the phone. This is also why your primary care physician may not be able to diagnose your eye pain.
Trauma or burns
If you have suffered trauma or burns to or close to your eyes, you should see your eye doctor immediately. If your eye doctor is not available, go to the emergency room. Many emergency rooms have ophthalmic equipment to examine eyes. Trauma to the eyes could be a puncture, burn or blow to your eye or head. … Read more