First Aid: Best Ways of Getting Rid of Foreign Object in The Eyes

First Aid: Best Ways of Getting Rid of Foreign Object in The Eyes

Foreign bodies are just everything that makes the eyes clumsy, irritating, blurry and painful. some times this object can be more threatening to cause a loss in Vision.

So if you get a foreign object in your eyes, this steps will enable you get rid of it more appropriately.

Wash your hands with soap and water.
Try to flush the object out of your eye with a gentle stream of clean, warm water.
Use an eyecup or a small, clean drinking glass positioned with its rim resting on the bone at the base of your eye socket.

Another way to flush a foreign object from your eye is to get into a shower and aim a gentle stream of lukewarm water on your forehead over the affected eye while holding your eyelid   open.

If you're wearing contact lenses, it's TV s best to remove the lens before or while you're irrigating the surface of the eye with water. Sometimes a foreign body can be embedded on the undersurface of the lens.
If the object is floating in the tear film on the surface of the eye, try using a medicine dropper filled with clean, warm water to flush it out. Or tilt the head back and irrigate the surface of the eye with clean water from a drinking glass or a gentle stream of tap water.

Don't try to remove an object that's embedded in the eye.

Don't rub the eye.

Don't try to remove a large object that appears to be embedded in the eye or is sticking out between the lids.

When to Seek Emergency Care

But just in case you can't get rid of it using the irrigation methods just, simply seek medical attention from a renown  Eye Clinic.

In Summary, while waiting to find relief it is worthy to know that objects or foreign bodies in the eyes will take 24 hours to go away.