Call 911 anytime you think you may need emergency care. For example, call
You have a sudden loss of vision.
Call your doctor now or seek
immediate medical care if:
You have new or worse eye pain.
Your vision gets worse.
Your eyes have new or worse sensitivity to light.
You have symptoms of an eye infection, such as:
Pus or thick discharge coming from the eye.
Redness or swelling around the eye.
Watch closely for changes in your health, and be sure to
contact your doctor if:
Your eyes are not getting better or they get worse.
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WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 14, 2014
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