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Definition of an emergency

There is no legal definition of an emergency. It may include: 
  1. red eye
  2. recent loss of vision
  3. recent onset of ocular pain
  4. symptoms which strongly suggest a recent retinal tear or detachment
  5. giant cell (temporal) arteritis (GCA).