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EYE INJURY

FOREIGN BODY IN THE EYE

WHAT TO DO

  •  If the object is on the eye or is sharp, do not try to remove it. Cover it and see a doctor.
  • If the object is loose under the lid, pull down the lid and, if you can see the object, try to remove it with the moistened corner of a soft handkerchief.
  • If the object is under the upper lid, look down and then pull the upper lid down over the lower lid to remove the object.
  • If the pain continues, c over the eye and see a doctor.

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CORROSIVE CHEMICALS IN THE EYE

WHAT TO DO

  • Wash out by holding the face under a stream of running water.
  • Tilt the head, holding the injured side downwards so that the chemical is not washed over the injured eye.
  • Keep the eyelids apart with your fingers.
  • Cover the eye after a few minutes and see a doctor.

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