Medical and Urgent Eye Care
The doctors at Snyder Eye Group are trained and board certified to diagnose and treat a wide range of eye conditions. We take pride in our commitment to providing leading edge technology and staying on the forefront of modern treatments and procedures. We utilize this technology for earlier and more precise diagnosis and management of ocular conditions.
Red, Pink or Sore Eyes?
We are ready to manage all of your eye care needs in one location. In addition to routine eye exams, contact lenses. designer frames and eyeglasses, think of our eye doctors first for:
- Treatment of “pink eye” and other bacterial infections
- Removal of foreign bodies from the eye (such as wood or metal)
- Treatment of eye allergies or burns
- Traumatic eye injuries
- Emergency eye care
We are always willing to help, should you ever experience an eye emergency. Our office provides emergency services for eye infections, eye injuries and other eye urgencies. Our state of the art equipment allows us to examine the front surface of the eye and also digitally scan inside the eye for infection or damage if necessary.
Studies have shown that an overwhelming number of emergency room visits could have been treated by an optometrist. These ranged from foreign bodies to severe eye allergies to eye infections as the most common reasons for emergency room visits. It is not always necessary to go to an emergency room for eye emergencies and in most cases are handled in the emergency room by a general practitioner with minimal experience in eye care.
Our eye doctors have extensive experience and are equipped to treat the majority of eye emergencies. We understand the importance of eye care when you encounter symptoms such as those listed below. These are signs that an immediate evaluation or consultation is necessary – please call us to set up an appointment if you are experiencing an eye emergency of any kind.
We accommodate many eye emergencies such as:
- Sore, red, or itchy eyes
- Foreign materials stuck in the eyes
- Eye trauma
- Scratched eyes
- Sudden loss of vision in one or both eyes
- Lost or broken contact lenses or eyeglasses
- Flashes of light in the vision
- “Floaters” in the vision
- Red or painful eyes
- Dislodged contact lenses
- Uncomfortable, itchy, or irritated eyes
- Eye infections