Eye Emergencies in Lenexa

Eye Emergencies in Lenexa

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Experiencing a stab of pain in your eye?

Sudden changes in vision? Images appearing faded, blurry or foggy?

Got chemicals or another foreign object or substance in your eye?

Come visit Insight Vision Center - Lenexa for emergency eye care.

Our Lenexa optometrists can help you preserve your vision and eye health.

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We understand that accidents happen.

Our optometrists know exactly what to do to help you through your eye care emergency.

Whether it’s a workplace accident, an at-home incident, or some other emergency requiring immediate attention, we’re here to help you preserve your eye health and sight!


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What To Do If You Have an Eye Emergency

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First things first. Don’t panic! Staying calm is the best way to help you think straight and help those around you to remain calm. Often, it’s not necessary to go to an emergency room for eye emergencies. In fact, the vast majority of people who go to the emergency room for eye care could have received treatment from their local optometrist instead.

If you’re unsure whether you’re experiencing an eye emergency, give us a call immediately! Delay may increase the risk of serious complications and may result in vision loss.

Until you see your eye doctor or seek urgent care, avoid the following:

  • Don’t try to remove an embedded object out of your eye
  • If your eye is injured, don't press on it or rub it
  • Dry cotton and sharp instruments such as tweezers should never be used on the eye.

Whether you've had a workplace accident or an at-home incident, our eye doctors are here to help


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Patient Reviews
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- Apr. 01, 2024
Great staff. Very responsive. Dr. Marr goes above and beyond.
- Mar. 11, 2024
I have been going to Insight Vision Center for several years now. I love the care I receive from the... entire staff. The team there is efficient and work with patients to give them the best care possible. I especially like that I can purchase glasses where I received my exam. Thanks, Insight team!
- Jan. 31, 2024
Quality eye care. Very professional and understanding about all eye care needs.
- Jan. 27, 2024
Staff is always friendly and helpful. Dr. Marr does a great job of explaining options and educating ... on benefits/risks of these choices to treat dry eyes.
- Jan. 12, 2024
Great and at staff and top notch treatment.
- Jan. 01, 2024
Lindsey and team are awesome! Dr Marr is super personable! Highly recommend.
- Dec. 01, 2023
Great and fun staff, caring and detailed Dr. Marr and a last minute appointment before Thanksgiving....
- Nov. 13, 2023
Dr Marr is patient and knowledgeable. He answered all my questions. I had to bring my two months old... with me for my appointment. Everybody at the office is very nice about it. I’ve been going to insight vision for couple years and will come back here for my appointment next year.
- Nov. 10, 2023
Perfect customer service!
- Sep. 23, 2023
A great experience.
- Sep. 16, 2023
Dr Marr is the only eye specialist I will see. His attention and expertise is superb. His staff is c... aring and efficient. A great experience every year!
- Sep. 13, 2023
Great service! Very friendly staff!
- Sep. 06, 2023
Awesome care from Dr. Marr and the staff.
- Aug. 22, 2023
I highly recommend Dr. Marr and the staff at Insight Vision Center. Very helpful and friendly and al... so will price match on contacts.
- Aug. 05, 2023
A great team who shows how much they care. They make you feel comfortable.
- Jun. 13, 2023
Knowledgeable staff, and I appreciate Dr. Kyle's expertise. He takes good care of my eye health.
- Jun. 08, 2023
The staff here is very helpful and professional to meet all our vision needs. Dr. Marr is great at ... provide care for the exam and addressing my dry eye issues. Lindsey is great at looking into our vision benefits and helping us maximize the benefits. Overall, they have been great for years of services that we have been there.
- Mar. 18, 2023
Highly reccomend!
- Mar. 09, 2023
Staff and doctor are very friendly and thorough.
- Mar. 08, 2023
AWESOME CARE!! Thank you

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Eye Emergencies FAQs

What is considered an eye emergency?

Eye emergencies are anything that may cause permanent damage to your eyes or vision without timely intervention from an eye care professional.

The most common types of eye emergencies include:

  • A blow, poke or other trauma to the eye
  • Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes
  • Chemical spills in the eye
  • Foreign object embedded in the eye
  • Sudden appearance of light flashes or floaters
  • Contact lens lost in the eye
Does an eye infection require urgent care?

Symptoms of an eye infection typically include itching, burning, redness, crusty and watery eyes. See a Lenexa eye doctor if your symptoms last over 4 days or if you experience intense pain, redness, blurred vision or light sensitivity.

What should I do if a foreign object enters my eye?

Most of the time, a person can easily remove debris from the eye by repeatedly blinking to get the debris out. If that doesn't work, you can wash your eye with saline (sterile salt water) to flush out any dust and dirt from your eye, or use streaming tap water.

However, to scratch your cornea while attempting to get an object out which can cause further site-threatening complications.

So the best thing you can do in this kind of eye emergency is to get to your eye doctor in Lenexa as soon as possible.


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Have an eye emergency?

Protect your vision by contacting Insight Vision Center - Lenexa in Lenexa without delay!

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