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Never guess about the severity of an eye injury. Seek medical attention immediately. If care is delayed, recovery is more difficult, and permanent eye damage can occur.

   Chemical Exposure:

  • DO immediately flush the eye with water continuously for 30 minutes.
  • DO NOT try to neutralize the chemical.‚Äč

Blows to the Eye:

  • DO place a clean cloth filled with crushed ice (the size of a golf ball) gently over the eye.
  • DO see your doctor immediately if you have swelling, bleeding, vision loss or double vision occurs.
  • DO protect the eye with something hard, such as glasses or sunglasses.
  • DO NOT blow your nose. It may cause an eye infection.
  • DO NOT rub your eye.
  • DO NOT wash out.
  • DO NOT apply pressure to the eye.
  • DO NOT wash out the eye or try to remove an object stuck in the eye or orbit (socket).

Cuts or Punctures of the Eye or Eyelid:

  • DO see your eye doctor immediately.
  • DO protect the eye with something hard, such as glasses or sunglasses.
  • DO NOT wash out the eye or try to remove an object stuck in the eye or orbit (socket).
  • DO NOT apply pressure to the eye.

Foreign Body in the Eye:

  • DO see your eye doctor immediately.
  • DO allow natural tearing to flush out the particle.
  • DO NOT remove protruding object.
  • DO NOT directly rub a speck or particle. Pull upper eyelid down over lower eyelid.


Sunglasses, with or without prescription, are the best protection against UV rays.