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The shape and design of your face naturally protects you from most types of eye injury, especially to the eyeball. High-energy injuries, trauma, scratches, and chemicals can all contribute to a serious eye injury.
You should seek emergency care for most types of eye injury. For medical attention from doctors with a philosophy of care, dignity, and respect, visit a Dignity Health Central Coast emergency room. We can provide personalized treatment for your eye injury on the Central Coast of California.
In addition to pain, watering, and redness, your eye injury can present itself in other ways. Our emergency care team suggests eye injury treatment for these signs and symptoms:
Since symptoms of a serious eye injury may not appear immediately, you should see your doctor even if you think your injury is minor. We recommend that you protect your eyes at all times since eye injury is a preventable cause of blindness. Wear protective eyewear when engaged in activities such as carpentry, yard work, sports, and industrial and construction work.
You should get medical attention from an emergency care doctor or ophthalmologist for most types of eye injury. Until you get professional care, we recommend that you follow these tips:
Protect your eyes so that you can continue to enjoy all of life’s beauty. To learn more about preventing eye injury on California’s Central Coast, contact Dignity Health.
Dignity Health emergency care provides caring treatment for eye injury on the Central Coast of California.