The third part in the Sports Eye Safety Awareness Month series will be on what to do in the event of sports-related eye injuries. In the previous parts of this series how to prevent and identify eye injuries was covered, so if an eye injury does occur it is important to know what to do prior to getting them professionally treated.
Before specific eye injuries are covered, there are a few things to keep in mind no matter what type of eye injury is identified. According to American Academy of Ophthalmology, for any eye injury:
What to do for specific injuries is explained below:
Cut or puncture wound
If you get a foreign particle in your eye
If a blow to the eye occurred
If small debris enters the eye