Eye Concerns, Infections, and Injuries

Eye Concerns, Infections, and Injuries

Our optometrists are available 24/7 to answer your urgent vision concerns. In an emergency, your vision health may require an immediate trip to the hospital. In cases of minor eye infections and non-penetrating eye injuries, Gary Fowle, OD, and Andy Fowle, OD, are skilled at treating a majority of vision concerns, providing you with personalized care and greater convenience.

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Eye Concerns, Infections and Injuries Treated at Fowle Eyecare Associates

  • Contact lens concerns
  • Protective lens concerns
  • Eye pain, swelling or reduced movement
  • Differences in pupil sizes
  • Red eyes
  • Blood in the eye
  • Flashes and/or floaters
  • Infections (i.e. pink eye)
  • Blurred vision
  • Foreign body removal (non-penetrating)
  • Loss of vision or sudden vision changes

Preparation and Prevention

  • When experiencing eye pain, infection or injury, speak with a doctor at Fowle Eyecare Associates before touching, rubbing or placing pressure on your eye or applying any medication to the eye.
  • Immediately flush out any chemicals by rinsing your eyes with clean water for at least 15 minutes.
  • Place a shield or gauze over your eye upon injury, excluding chemical injuries.
  • During your vision exam, be sure to let the doctor know if you are wearing contact lenses.
  • Protective eyewear should be used during sports and during use or exposure to chemicals, hazardous materials and power tools.
  • Ensure children are using and know how to properly handle age-appropriate toys.

Contact Numbers

  • During business hours, call our office at 616.866.0140.
  • After hours, your call will be forwarded to our call system and a doctor will return your call promptly.
  • During an emergency, please call 911.