Urgent Eye Care In Peoria

Walk-In Care For Eye Emergencies

When urgent eye issues arise, rapid care may be needed to save your sight. Whether you’ve had a workplace accident or experienced sudden vision loss, the team at The Bixby Eye Center is here to see you at a moment’s notice. 

We offer walk-in urgent care appointments. Please call our office to discuss your emergency and help us prepare for your arrival.

Should you need urgent assistance after normal office hours, please go directly to your nearest emergency room or call 9-1-1.

What Constitutes An Eye Emergency?

We know your sight is vital, and we take threats to your vision seriously. If you experience any of the following issues, please get in touch with us immediately:

  • Foreign body in the eye
  • Painful or red eyes
  • Flashes of light
  • Floaters in your field of vision
  • Sudden loss of vision
  • Chemical splashes
  • Sudden onset of double vision

The Do’s & Don’ts For Managing Eye Emergencies

Large Foreign Bodies

  • DO NOT rub the eye
  • DO NOT apply pressure
  • DO NOT attempt to remove the object
  • DO move your eye as little as possible
  • DO seek help immediately

Small Foreign Bodies

  • DO NOT rub the eye
  • DO NOT apply pressure
  • DO NOT use tweezers or cotton swabs
  • DO try blinking to see if it clears the object
  • DO flush your eye with water

Chemical Splashes

  • DO remove contact lenses
  • DO flush your eyes with cool water immediately
  • DO get medical attention immediately

Cuts & Scratches

  • DO NOT apply pressure to the eye
  • DO cover with a loose bandage while awaiting treatment

Act Quickly To Preserve Your Sight

When accidents occur, swift action can help save your sight. At The Bixby Eye Center, we offer urgent care appointments on a walk-in basis. But if we are unavailable, do not wait. Go to your nearest emergency room.

Our Location

Our Address

6807 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61614

Contact Information

Phone: 309-692-0000
Fax: 309-692-8082

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