Emergency Care At Elite Vision Consultants, we are proud to offer 24/7 assistance for injuries, infections, and any other emergency eye care concerns a patient may experience. We strive to provide the highest level of care to patients in Crown Point and across Northwest Indiana. How can you know if you are experiencing an eye-related emergency? Some signs to look out for include redness of the eyes, discharge, a sudden loss of vision, pain in the eyes, particles embedded in one or more eyes, and flashes in your visual field, to name a few examples. You should contact an eye care professional as soon as possible if any of these urgent symptoms occur. Emergency Eye Care Center Some examples of emergencies that we treat include the following: Glaucoma, which damages the optic nerve Foreign bodies in the eye Abrasions to the eye Extreme allergic reactions Inflammatory disease of the eye Corneal ulcers, or keratitis, which are open sores on the cornea These are just a few examples of emergency eye care situations. If you are unsure as to whether or not you are experiencing an emergency, contact our optometry practice as soon as possible. An eye doctor can determine what exactly is going on with your eyes and create a plan of action to help you heal.