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Eye injuries

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First aid for eye injuries

Information on managing and treating eye injuries including burns, wounds, objects and smoke.

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Eye Injuries in the Workplace | myVMC

Eye injuries in the workplace: There are a range of agents found in workplaces that can cause eye diseases, disorders or injuries. While many of these agents are often also found in everyday living environments, exposure at dangerous levels is most likely to occur in the workplace.

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Eye injury foreign object in the eye

A small speck of wood, metal or sand lodged in the clear surface of the eye is called a corneal foreign body.

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Fireworks injury - NT.GOV.AU

Burn injury, eye injury and fireworks safety, including sparklers and dud fireworks.

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Eye injury something in your eye - Farmer Health | Farmer Health

Eye injuries can occur when flying particles lodge in your eye. Some common examples include wood chips, metal filings, dust, insects and grain. This can occur while working in the workshop and during field activities, stock mustering or even playing...

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Eye injury flash burns - Farmer Health | Farmer Health

Flash burns (welders flash) are common painful complaints following welding on farms. Flash burns occur when the cornea (the clear tissue that covers your eyes) has been exposed to ultraviolet light like the welding torch. Symptoms develop five to 10...

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Eye injury corneal flash burns

Corneal flash burns occur when a very strong light burns the surface of the eye (the cornea).

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Laser pointers | Kids Health

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Dry Eye Syndrome (Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca) | myVMC

Dry eye syndrome occurs when the eye produces fewer or poorer quality tears and is unable to maintain normal eye lubrication

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Thyroid eye disease -

Thyroid eye disease occurs in people with thyroid disease and is characterised by inflammation, swelling and eventual scarring.

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