Eye Pain

Eye pain is not normal and should always be checked by your eye care professional. It is especially urgent if the pain comes with any of the following symptoms:

Diagnosis and Treatment of Eye Pain

The location of the eye pain is a prime indicator of what the trouble might be. For instance, pain that feels like it is coming from within the eye or from the surface of the eye (the cornea), could indicate the following problems:

Any direct injury to the eye, such as being scratched by an animal, should be handled immediately by an eye care professional.

Eye pain coming from behind your eyes can often be attributed to either migraines or sinus pressure/infection. Although neither of these conditions are medical emergencies, they do need to be addressed, particularly if they are severe and recurring.

Pain emanating from around the eyes can signal any of the following:

Contact your eye care provider immediately if you are experiencing eye pain. Prompt diagnosis and treatment can save your sight.

You Might Also Enjoy...

When Should My Child Have Their First Eye Exam?

As your child grows, visiting the eye doctor is just as important as visiting their pediatrician. Find out when your child should start getting eye exams and learn more about how vision and eye health influence your child’s wellbeing.

Start The New Year With LASIK

Are you tired of waking up every morning with blurry vision? LASIK can change that in the new year. Attain freedom from corrective eyewear. Read on to learn how you can start 2020 with clear vision.

What Is Vision Therapy?

Do continual vision problems negatively impact your life or the life of your child? If so, vision therapy could help as part of a comprehensive treatment plan designed to resolve your vision issues.

How to Deal With Computer Eye Strain

Do your eyes feel helplessly strained after using your phone or computer for a significant amount of time? Learn more about how to correct and treat eye strain so you can live without discomfort!