Urgent Emergency Services

Since 2011, optometrists in Ontario have been able to prescribe medication to treat:

  • Urgent Emergency ServicesBacterial and viral eye infections;
  • Eyelid infections and inflammation, such as Blepharitis and Styes;
  • Inflammation of the eye itself, such as anterior uveitis;
  • Eye pain due to dry eyes;
  • Allergic conjunctivitis;
  • Superficial corneal foreign bodies;
  • Glaucoma;
  • Red, sore, irritated eyes due to contact lens wear;
  • Pre- and post-operative conditions associated with cataract or refractive surgery.
  • This means shorter wait times in emergency rooms and walk-in clinics for eye related problems.

Are you experiencing painful or red eyes? Have you suddenly lost a portion of your vision? Are you noticing a sudden increase in floaters?

Note: If emergency symptoms occur while our clinics are closed, please go to your nearest emergency room or walk-in clinic.