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For how long did you flush the eye out?
about 2-3 minutes
I would actually recommend a good fifteen minutes of flushing. How much acid got in the eye? A few drops or a lot of liquid?
just a drop or so
After flushing for 10-12 more minutes, if your eye is still irritated, I would recommend using artificial tears in that eye, 1 drop 4x-5x/day for the next few days. You can also put a cool compress on it as much as you'd like. If it is not better after doing this for 24-48 hours or if it is worsening despite this, I would recommend seeing your eye doctor. Does this make sense?
yes, thank you
Do you have any other questions about this?
yes, I have a product called 'Refresh, is that ok to use as artificial tears?
It's perfect--a very good product.
ok, thanks, XXXXX XXXXX use it. if it was only a drop or 2 of the acid, would there be any residual effect?
Probably not--a good chance you'll be just fine outside of some minor irritation.
thanks. . the minor irritation is definitely there!
My pleasure. I hope this has been helpful. Good luck to you and hope you feel better soon.
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