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Eye Complaints

If you are experiencing a change in vision or pain in your eye, it is best to seek treatment from a medical provider — to both ease your pain and to get to the source of your eye complaints.

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Eye Injury Symptoms

You may experience an injury to your eye and not feel it right away. If you experience one or more symptoms listed below, it is best to seek the help of a medical provider.

  • Tearing

  • Blurred vision

  • Light sensitivity

  • Itching

  • Discharge or crusting

  • Headaches

  • Redness around the eye

  • Pain that doesn’t improve when you shut your eye

  • Pain that increases when you open or close your eye

  • Stinging or burning sensations when the eye is exposed to light

  • A feeling of pressure in or behind the eye

Why does my eye hurt?

If your eyes are sore, it may be a sign of an injury or underlying condition. Common eye conditions include:

The best way to know why your eye is sore or your vision has changed, is to seek a diagnosis from a medical provider. At WellNow Urgent Care we take a comprehensive approach to diagnosis, ensuring we have thoroughly reviewed all your symptoms — and you can often receive treatment in the same visit.

How will an urgent care provider treat my eye complaints?

To properly treat your eye complaint or pain, a medical provider must understand the root cause. They will conduct a thorough and comprehensive exam to diagnose your pain. Once your needs are understood, the medical provider can then prescribe pain management or medication to help your eye heal.

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When should you visit urgent care for diagnosis and treatment for your eye complaints?

If you are experiencing eye pain or a change in vision, check in online or walk in to a WellNow location nearest you.

This medical information has been reviewed for accuracy by Dr. Robert Biernbaum, Chief Medical Officer for WellNow Urgent Care.

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Injuries We Treat

WellNow Urgent Care can help when you or a family member is hurt. Our dedicated medical team will provide prompt, comprehensive and compassionate care to help you get better, faster.

This list contains are most frequently treated injuries. If you are experiencing pain from an injury not listed or are unsure of the source of your discomfort, visit a WellNow Urgent Care clinic near you or start a virtual care session.

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Abrasions (Scrapes)
Abscesses and Cysts
Animal Bites
Back Pain
Cuts and Lacerations
Eye Complaints