If there is a foreign matter in your eye, with the injured eye on the downside, flood with water for at least 20 minutes.
If there is an impalement in the eye, stabilise and pad around the object and then cover both eyes. DO NOT pull it out. Seek help.
Eye irritations such as grit or dirt in the eye may be cleansed by placing the injured side on the downside and irrigate with water or saline solution if available.
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Currently, there are temporary changes to the steps to be followed in resuscitation. These can be found in the video below or by clicking here to see the New Zealand Resuscitation Council temporary guideline recommendation.
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