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Urgent Care - Flaum Eye Institute
Rochester Main Campus


210 Crittenden Boulevard
Rochester, NY 14642

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If you have an eye emergency, you can call us directly or ask your primary care physician, optometrist, ophthalmologist, or other healthcare provider for a referral. When you call us, our answering service will take basic information from you.

Common eye emergencies include:

  • Chemical splash
  • Penetrating injuries
  • Sudden vision loss
  • Blunt trauma to the eye
  • Sudden double vision in both eyes
  • Headache with eye pressure
  • Headache with nausea or vomiting
  • Swelling around the eye with sudden vision loss
  • Foreign body in the eye
  • Sudden onset of new flashes of light
  • Sudden onset of floaters or dark curtain