You wake up with eye pain or blurry vision. Are you contagious? Do you need to see a doctor? Is this an emergency? Can this wait until after work? There is no way to know for sure unless you have an ophthalmologist on speed dial, or The Handbook of Eye Emergencies. on your bookshelf. The Handbook of Eye Emergencies is Dr. Anika Goodwin's version of eye problems made ridiculously easy. Although not a substitute for doctor's appointment or medical advice from your physician, The Handbook of Eye Emergencies is a tool to help you make the best decision about your eye issue and treatment you may need.