A blog devoted to eye care has published an article on what to do in case of eye injuries, as well as how to avoid such injuries. Common injuries include harm from chemicals, physical injuries, bleeding, or foreign substances such as dirt or splinters. The article advises basic first aid tasks, such as rinsing out the eye or applying cold compresses; but advises going to emergency in other cases. Prevention tools include protective eye wear such as safety goggles or sunglasses.
- Most eye injuries can be prevented by using caution and safety equipment
- There are several supplies you should keep on hand in case of an eye injury
- There are many different types of eye injury that require different types of treatment
“Bleeding in the eye looks very dramatic; however, subconjunctival hemorrhages are not usually serious.”