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Eye Emergency Department

Emergency Eye Care
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EMERGENCY
EYE CARE

900 Walnut Street / Philadelphia, PA 19107
(Enter on 9th Street through Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences)

Kinds of Problems Seen in ER
Types of Eye Problems Seen in the Emergency Room

- Eye Infections
- Cuts and lacerations to the eye
- Adverse reactions to contact lenses
- Sports-related eye injuries
- Eye pain and vision distubances caused by chemical exposure
- Foreign particles in the eye such as small pieces of wood, glass, or metal

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When to seek emergency care
When to Go To the Eye Emergency Room

Seek emergency care if you believe your eyesight is in jeopardy, if you are in severe pain, or if you have any of the following symptoms:
- Sudden vision loss
- Pain in or around the eye
- Redness accompanied by pain in the eye
- New floaters (e.g., spots, strings, cobwebs)
- Bulging of the eye or swelling of eye tissue
- Flashes or streaks of light
- Double vision
- Sudden crossed, turned, or "wandering" eye
- Discharge, crusting, or excessive tearing
- Eyelids stuck together
- Sudden blurring of vision that persists

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Location, Directions
Location,
Directions &
Parking

Wills Eye Emergency Department at Thomas Jefferson University
 
900 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(Enter on 9th Street through
Jefferson Hospital for Neurosciences)

 
 
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Contact Us
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