Eyeball Pierced By A Pipette / Drinking Water Straw?

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my son’s eyeballs are punctured by a pipette / drinking water straw. his white eyeball is red. is it dangerous and can it disappear huh that red ???

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First of all, of course it needs to be confirmed in advance whether the puncture is deep or not. If only scratched, scratches only occur in the conjunctiva of the eye (the whites of the eye), the child does not experience other symptoms, then most likely the red eye will disappear by itself within 24 hours. If the eye is truly punctured (penetrates the eye), then your child must be immediately taken to a hospital that has an eye doctor for further evaluation and treatment.


Also ask the child whether there is visual impairment or not and experience pain in his eyes or not. If there are visual impairments and pain, the child should also be immediately taken to the hospital. Impaired vision and pain indicate that the scratch does not only occur in the conjunctiva (the whites of the eye), but also has affected the cornea (the clear layer in front of the black part of the eye). Scratches on the cornea of ​​the eye require immediate evaluation to see whether or not deep scratches and eye medication are given.


Avoid giving eye medicines that are hard drugs (such as antibiotics or steroid eye drops) without checking with a doctor first.

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