Wound to the
, the transparent layer of the eye where light enters.
foreign body in the
, such as
small piece of metal, glass or sand.
simplex virus, which causes sores.
in the eyelids and conjunctiva (most superficial part of the rest of the eye)
Defective closure of the eyelid.
Prolonged use or poor placement of
Signs and symptoms.
Pain in the eye, usually important.
Sensitivity to light.
Spasm of the eyelid.
Redness of the white of the eye.
Cigarette smoke or other environmental irritants eye.
Exposure to the wind with particles (sand, dirt, etc.
Work with tools that produce particles (sanders, grinders, welding, etc. Without eye protection.
Wash hands frequently.
Prevent the entry of particles in the eye:
Wear safety goggles when carrying out work that can project particles.
Wear sunglasses whenever you to drive or
in open vehicles, including motorcycles and motor boats.
NEVER will not rub your eyes if you notice that he
got something in them. Laveselos with plenty of water.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
History and physical examination by
simple test that will find out after anesthetize the eye, if you have
wound on the
Apply in the eye compresses of cold water as often as you lead
can reduce the inconvenience.
may prescribe eye ointment to heal before or prevent the
For the inconvenience can take non - prescription medicines such as aspirin or paracetamol.
You can continue with their
activities, extemando care of the eye, and bearing in mind that with the evil eye are calculated distances (Avoid driving and other activities in which their safety or that of others depends on an accurate assessment of distances, as gruista)
Not require any special diet.
The injuries to the
can become infected, the
can progress to the interior of the eye, causing its loss.
The particles embedded metal can oxidize, producing
potentially serious damage.
It requires professional care quickly.
With proper treatment, they usually heal within