Any kind of eye injury or subsequent trauma should be taken seriously. Prompt medical attention for eye problems can save your vision and prevent further complications.
Chemical injuries can occur at home or in the workplace. Therefore, it is critical to wear safety glasses when handling toxic or abrasive chemicals and use caution with household cleaners in order to prevent injury.Chemical burn first aid includes:
First aid for a direct impact or blow to the eye includes:
Tracy A. Jones is an American Heart Association, ASHI, and American Red Cross Master Program Trainer, Instructor, & AHA Faculty Member located in San Antonio, Texas.