Although the transit from Woodside to NYC downtown takes about 30 minutes, many of our patients prefer a local eye doctor, located walking distance or just a short ride from their home. We provide emergency eye care services in our office.
Emergency Eye Care
If you have an eye infection or eye trauma, or you need a foreign body removal ASAP, our eye doctor near Woodside, NY is here to help, no appointment necessary. If you need emergency eye care please call us at (718) 956-3000 or stop by our eye care clinic and we will do our best to help you as soon as possible.
We can assist you in the following eye emergencies:
- A foreign object scratches or is stuck in your eye
- Eye Trauma Eye “floaters” in your eyes
- Sudden flashes of light
- Sore, itchy and red eyes, this is usually the first signs of conjunctivitis
- Ocular allergies
- Sudden loss of vision
- Broken or dislodged contact lenses in your eye
Pediatric Eye Care In Woodside, NY
When it comes to our children’s vision most of us try to do our best to schedule eye exams at all the stages recommended by optometrists in Woodside, NY. Did you know that the first pediatric eye exam should be scheduled at the age of 6-12 months? At this stage, your eye doctor will check that your child’s vision is developing correctly with just a few simple tests.The next important stage of your child’s vision development is tested just before he/she enters primary school and your local eye care expert will need to check your child’s eyes, for pediatric eye conditions such “lazy eye” and strabismus. It is commonly known that vision problems may be the reason for learning problems. Learning disabilities due to vision problems can be easily detected and solved by your local optometrist in Woodside, NY.
If your child wears eyeglasses or contact lenses we recommend that you visit American Eyecare at least once a year!
Annual Eye Exams At American Eyecare
Eye doctors recommend annual eye exams for individuals over 40. Your yearly comprehensive eye exam can detect an array of eye conditions at a very early stage. An annual eye exam may help our eye doctors prevent future loss of vision. Our optometry practice is open 6 days a week. For your convenience, we offer back to back appointments for your entire family. Please call our friendly staff to schedule your next eye exam at American Eye Care or click the button below!