Absolutely – in fact headaches are usually the primary symptom that uncorrected farsighted patients (hyperopes) suffer from.
Flush copiously with water or saline if available, as fast as you can get to it. It is important to dilute the chemical quickly to decrease the risk of permanent damage. After 15-20 minutes of flushing, get to an eye doctor.
If you wear contact lenses, take them out. Seek the care of an eye doctor, as infection or inflammation are likely culprits.
This can be caused by corneal irritation and/or swelling from toxic exposure or contact lens wear complications. This symptom is also usually the primary one in patients suffering from uveitis, which is an inflammation of the internal eye. In both cases the eye is usually at least a little red. In the presence of a quiet, white, and happy eye, [...]
Seek the care of an eye doctor immediately. This symptom, usually accompanied with light flashes and/or a sudden increase in floaters, may indicate a retinal detachment.
This could mean a myriad of things, from a benign ocular migraine to a retinal tear or detachment. The latter are considered ocular emergencies. This symptom accompanied by a sudden increase in floaters and/or a distorted section of vision in one eye likely indicates a retinal detachment. Drop everything you are doing and get to your eye doctor; fast intervention [...]
Usually No, with a few exceptions. There are a few medical plans that cover a routine vision exam, but usually only medical issues like glaucoma diagnosis and management, eye infections, foreign body removal, and the like may be filed on medical.
You can call the phone number on your card, or provide us with the name of the carrier and your ID number and we can do it for you.
No, in fact it rarely is.
Some plans have Out-of-Network benefits, and we can help you determine if yours does.