Eye First Aid: What to Do If You Get Hit in the Eye

Flying fast balls or playground mishaps can really do a number on your eye. Here’s how to safely respond to this eye emergency.

What to do if you get hit in the eye?  

Relieve pain with a gentle cold compress. Use the compress for 5-10 minutes at a time.  

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See a doctor immediately if you....  

  • See flashes of light in the corner of your vision  
  • See too many black spits to count  
  • See a curtain or veil across your vision
  • Are unable to open your eye
  • Feel extremely sensitive to light

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