• Eye pain is unusual and requires prompt attention by an eye care professional.
  • There are many different types of pain and each represents a different type of problem.
  • Pain can be associated with redness, sensitivity to light and loss of vision all of which are serious.
  • If you have eye pain, make sure you are seen by an eye care professional such as your optician / optometrist, ophthalmologist or the nearest Eye Accident and Emergency.

Author Information

Authored by Sheraz Daya MD FACP FACS FRCS(Ed) FRCOphth, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon & Medical Director, June 2019.

Next review due June 2024.