Eye trauma can include cuts or scrapes, puncture wounds, or foreign objects. These types of injuries can occur from blunt force, blows, and flying pieces of material.
If a large foreign object becomes embedded in your eye, it must only be removed by an eye care professional. You will need to immobilize the object and seek medical help.
Here are the steps to immobilize an object embedded in the eye:
If you experience these types of injuries, contact us at Ladera Ranch Optometry immediately.
Chemical injuries can happen at any time in a variety of locations. The most common types of chemical injuries are:
Protective eyewear will reduce your risk of eye injuries. It’s also essential to pay attention to what is happening around you. Make sure you’re following all the safety instructions for your current activity.
We at Ladera Ranch Optometry want to make sure that our patients are protected. Please don’t take risks with your eyesight! Call us immediately if any of your family members require emergency care. Asking questions now can save a lot of time and trouble in the future.