Title: Physical and Chemical Injuries of the Eyes and Eyelids
Author: Stern AL; Pamel GJ; Benedetto LG
Journal: Dermatol Clinics, 1992 Oct, 10:4, 785-91
Ocular trauma is not uncommon. Because the tissues associated with visual function are delicate and remarkably specialized, care of ocular injuries is best left to well-trained specialists. Initial care, however, is often simply common sense. Irrigation of chemical burns, sterile techniques, and procedures that salvage tissue are good general principles.