Emergency Advice

Emergency Advice

At our ophthalmology practice, we understand that eye emergencies can happen when you least expect them. In such situations, we want to provide you with essential emergency advice to guide you until you can receive professional medical care.

In the case of an eye emergency such as:

  • Loss of sight
  • Sudden or severe eye pain
  • Flashing lights and floaters in your vision
  • Chemicals in your eye
  • Severe eye trauma

Please contact Medical Optics Fairview: (01) 805 7076 or Bray: (01) 282 8065 during opening hours.

We always endeavour to triage patient calls and see emergency patients urgently.

If the emergency occurs out of hours, please call the relevant eye emergency department in the hospital nearest to you:

  • Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2
    Tel: 01 664 4600
  • Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Eccles Street, Dublin 7
    Tel: 01 803 2000

Remember, timely intervention is crucial in eye emergencies to prevent further complications and preserve your vision. Do not hesitate to reach out to our practice or seek immediate medical attention when you are facing an urgent eye-related issue. We are here to provide you with the necessary care and support during these critical moments.