Sports injury is very common and almost expected as part of the daily occurrences or mishaps to an athlete. Whenever the player sustains an injury to the eye or areas near the eye, it is usually very severe in nature. Most contact sports may cause eye injuries that are in the form of a corneal abrasion from a finger poked to the eye. There can also be a potential for a detached retina from a sharp blow to the head area by a shoulder, elbow, or ball traveling at high velocity. Here the trauma to the eye is not only painful, but can also be very sight-threatening.
Eye injuries can happen quickly and easily
At Stein Optometric Center, we have highly skilled doctors who excel in the process of diagnosing the type of injuries sustained and providing proper treatment for them. Depending on the nature of the injury, the condition can usually be treated on the premise. On special circumstances and certain conditions, the patient will be referred to the appropriate specialty care immediately.
During normal business hours, you may call for a same-day or next day appointment for any necessary medical attention for the eye health conditions mentioned above. Call Manhattan Beach at (310) 546-5568 or Burbank at (818) 841-2393 during office hours.
Our doctors are on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. After hours, you may call this number for medical emergencies only: Manhattan Beach & Burbank Patients (310) 960-5568.
Our On-Call Doctor will assist you in handling your eye emergency.
When you or your children play sports, you need to see clearly at all times to perform at your best and to be safe. Many of us can't wear contact lenses - so what else can we do? Visit our sports vision eyewear section to learn more about the solutions we have for kids and adults.
Manhattan Village Mall
3200 N Sepulveda Blvd #E4
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Burbank Town Center
201 E Magnolia Blvd #261
Burbank, CA 91502
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We carry Crizal© No-Glare lenses to keep your eyewear clear from dust, dirt, smudges, rain, snow, scratches, and glare. Ask about Crizal Alizé and Crizal Avancé with Scotchgard Protector. We also carry Varilux progressive lenses and Transitions light sensitive lenses.
Your vision needs are as unique as your eyes so at Stein Optometric Center we stock most contact lenses from the top brands including CooperVision, Acuvue, Bausch & Lomb, and Ciba Vision. Most of our patients who use contacts go home with stock the same day.
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