|Eye Injuries and Foreign Bodies: First Aid for Adults |
When someone injures an eye or gets a foreign object in it, it may be normal for others nearby to either panic or to use cold water to try to alleviate the problem. Neither of these responses is especially useful, however, so here are a few quick tips in case this ever happens to you.
When someone has been hit in the eye, protect it with a temporary shield made fr...Read More
|Eye Injuries and Foreign Bodies: First Aid for Children |
Whenever a child is injured, we all want to help, but sometimes we just don’t know what to do. Here are some helpful tips for first aid when a child injures an eye.
First, here are some common-sense precautions to take to prevent injury to your child or yourself.
Small flying objects like debris from a lawn mower or sawdust from a workbench can often enter the eye and even penetrate to the interior of the eye. Always use eye protection when working in such areas, and make sure ev...Read More