Chemical Eye Burns: How to Treat Acid Injuries to the Eye

Chemical Eye Burns How to Treat Acid Injuries to the Eye

Chemical eye injury is a relatively rare worksite injury thanks to protective eye gear and face shields that are standard issue in labs and many industrial job sites. Still, most injuries from chemical burn in the eye happen at work where there are eye wash stations and other first aid equipment nearby.

But what if it happens at home, where cleaning solutions, bug spray, cosmetics, and other products laden with chemicals are lurking, and where eyegear isn’t available or used? Here are tips on treating so-called “acid eye.”

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