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What should I do if an object is stuck in my child's eye?

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Your first job is to protect the eye. Don't try to remove the object. Instead, tape a paper cup over the eye and head to the emergency room.

From: Eye Injuries (Children) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Eye Injuries" and "Eye Injuries Instruction Sheet."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Eye -- Injury."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on February 3, 2018

SOURCES:

The Nemours Foundation: "Eye Injuries" and "Eye Injuries Instruction Sheet."

American Academy of Pediatrics: "Eye -- Injury."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on February 3, 2018

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