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Treatment of Chemical Burns of Eye

  • Keep the affected eye open using your fingers. Immediately begin flushing the eyes with water and continue for 15 minutes. Use an eyewash, safety shower, or water from the sink.
  • Assist the victim by supporting the head so that water flows across the eyeball from the inside corner of the eye (nearest the nose), outward. This will prevent chemical from getting into the unaffected eye.
  • Get immediate medical help.