How Wink Optical Can Help

Did you know that many eye emergencies can be handled by your local optometrist?

Should you ever suffer an eye emergency in Chicago, Wink Optical is equipped to handle it. Our experienced optometrists and state-of-the-art office can diagnose and solve many problems that spring up out of nowhere. Below are just a few:

  • Eye infections
  • Conjunctivitis (Pinkeye)
  • Foreign materials in the eye
  • Eye trauma
  • Scratches
  • Floaters
  • Blurry vision
  • Double vision
  • Red or inflamed eyes
  • Itchy eyes
  • Dislodged contact lenses
  • Swollen eyelids (Blepharitis)
  • Eyelid bumps (Chalazion)

Individuals who suffer from diabetes and other medical conditions need to be particularly aware of any changes to their vision. An increase in floaters or dark spots can be a sign of an eye emergency. These require an immediate examination by a professional.

Your eyes are important to us. If you encounter an emergency, please contact us immediately to set up an appointment. We will do our best to see you as soon as possible and provide some much needed relief.

Optometrists Can Handle More Than You Think

A University of Michigan study found that 1 in 4 patients who show up to the emergency room with an eye problem could have had it taken care of by an optometrist. This can save you the costs of an expensive trip to the hospital.