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Eye Infections and Emergencies

Woman rubbing her infected eyes

By going to an eye doctor in Brampton like BCC Optometry, you are able to save yourself hours of time by not going to the emergency room or a walk-in clinic. Our doctors are able to treat all forms of ocular emergencies including red eyes, pink eye, foreign bodies and many other ocular emergencies. If there is a need for it, we can also refer you to an Ophthalmologist for more specialized care.

We are proud to be one of the eye doctors in Brampton that offer emergency eye care services. If you are having, or feel like you could be having, an eye emergency during our office hours, please call us immediately and we will do everything we can to help.

Our Optometrists treat the following eye emergencies:

  • Eye infections such as red eyes, pink eye, itching or other severe eye pain or discomfort.
  • Ocular allergies, dry eye, contact lense issues and irritated eyes.
  • Eye trauma including foreign body removal, eye scratches or various other eye injuries.
  • Other visual symptoms such as floaters, flashes or sudden loss in vision in one or both eyes.

Dry Eye Treatment

Dry eyes may be due to weak tear production or poor quality of tears which will lead to a patient having dry eyes.

Dry eye is a common ocular issue that can leave a patient with irritated eyes that feel gritty, burning and very uncomfortable. A number of factors can cause dry eyes including but not limited to gender, age, conditions of the environment around you, medical conditions, and certain types of medications.

Your eye doctor in Brampton, BCC Optometry, will analyze your tear film, note how severe the condition is as well as pinpoint the cause of the symptoms. After the analysis is complete, a prescription will be given as to how to treat the condition, hopefully alleviating the symptoms.

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