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FIST AID for Eye Injuries

Even a minor eye injury can cause serious, lifelong eye damage. For example bleeding within the eye, caused by an eye injury, can cause glaucoma later in life, Eye injuries can cause loss of vision, or complete loss of an eye, listed below is information about first aid treatment in the event of an eye injury.

Specks in the Eye
  • Don bot rub the eye
  • Do not use tweezers or other sharp implements to remove (a clean cotton swab to the white of the eye or lid is ok).
  • Flush the eye with large amounts of water
  • See a doctor if the speck does not wash out
  Foreign Objects in the eye
  • Do not wash out the eye
  • Do not try to remove a foreign object stuck in the eye
  • Seek immediate medical attention
  • Try to avoid rubbing the eye
Chemical Burns

  • Immediately flush the eye with cool water
  • Open the eyelids as wide as possible
  • Continue flushing for at least 15 minutes.
  • Seek immediate medical attention
 
Eyes are very important to all people. In the case that your eyes face any problems, seeing doctor soon to have your eyes checked and treated on time is very necessary.

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