How are chemical burns to the eye prevented?

Updated: Oct 08, 2019
  • Author: Mark Ventocilla, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Answer

Education and training regarding the prevention of chemical exposures in the workplace can help prevent chemical injuries to the eye.

Persons who may be exposed to chemicals in the workplace are advised to wear safety goggles.


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