Ocular emergencies covers a wide range of incidents and conditions that are treatable here at Lafayette Family Eye Care. Each incident or condition will have its own unique set of symptoms, which we are able to assess in order to diagnose and treat.
We treat the following ocular emergencies:
Corneal or conjunctival abrasion
Foreign body involving the cornea or conjunctiva
Chemical burn around the eye or involving the eye
Contusion of the eye from trauma
Hyphema (blood in the eye)
Penetrating injury in the eye
Sports-related eye injuries
Our high-resolution silt lamps, or microscopes, and equipment allow us to view the eye at the microscopic level, which allow our doctors and staff to thoroughly examine your eyes and create a treatment plan unique to your situation.
Atropine 0.01% is a treatment for children that slows progression of myopia, or nearsightedness. Children receive one drop in each eye at bedtime for two years. Request an appoinment today to talk to our doctors about Atropine 0.01%.