Veterinary ophthalmic emergencies occur frequently and require prompt and appropriate stabilization and treatment with occasional referral to an ophthalmic specialist. The most commonly encountered ophthalmic emergencies are described here, along with a “quick reference guide” for veterinary practitioners. For more information on each unique ophthalmic emergency, click on the listed eye conditions below. These descriptions are intended to be used only be licensed veterinarians. For further assistance with managing ocular emergencies, please contact VOC to discuss the specifics of the case and further treatment plans.