Eye injuries - flash burns:
- Reassure the casualty.
- Get them to hold an eye pad against the affected eye(s).
- Remove contact lenses.
- Send or take to hospital.
Get first aid advice from St John Ambulance about eye injuries, including symptoms and treatment for eye injuries and when you have something in your eye.
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