Emergency Eye Care in London, ON

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Accidents Happen—Let Us Help

Eye injuries or trauma to the eye area can be stressful and frightening. Your eyesight is precious, and anything that might put it at risk needs to be dealt with immediately.

Whether it's a knock from a stray ball during the game time or a splash of cleaning supplies at home, knowing where to turn for emergency support is crucial for adults and kids alike.

When an accident occurs, call our office right away. We can assess your situation and recommend the next steps, whether that be coming to see an optometrist or going directly to an emergency room.

If our office is closed, you should proceed to your nearest hospital.

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Types of Eye Emergencies

Common eye emergencies we can treat include:

  • Corneal abrasions (scratches)
  • Foreign objects stuck in the eye
  • Chemical splashes or burns
  • Infections like conjunctivitis (pink eye)
  • Flashes, floaters, or retinal detachment
  • Eye diseases

Symptoms That Might Mean an Eye Emergency

While most eye emergencies involve noticeable symptoms or trauma, other eye emergencies are not as obvious. Any sudden changes to your vision should be considered an eye care emergency.

Sudden onset of any of the following symptoms may also be indicative of an emergency:

  • Burning or stinging
  • Pupils that differ in size
  • Bulging eyes
  • Severe eye pain
  • Double vision
  • Redness or severe itching
  • Bruising or bleeding
  • Sudden headache
  • Discharge from the eye
  • Eyes not moving together

Call our office immediately should you experience any of these issues.

Come Visit Us in London

You can find us on the corner of Ernest Avenue and Jalna Boulevard. We have plenty of parking available around the clinic.

Our Address

  • 1750 Ernest Avenue
  • London, ON N6E 3H3

Contact Information

Hours of Operation

  • Monday: 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that White Oaks Optometry resides on the traditional lands of the Anishinaabek, Haudenosaunee, Attawandaron, and Lūnaapéewak. We recognize these Indigenous peoples as the original stewards of this land and value their ongoing contributions.

We encourage ongoing reconciliation and education about Indigenous history and culture.

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