Burns of the Eyes
Chemical injuries to the conjunctiva and cornea can occur when acids, alkali, soaps, shampoos, or topical insecticides are splashed into the eyes. Toxic fumes can also irritate and injure the eyes.
Flush the eyes with cool water, artificial tears, or a sterile saline solution. This must be done immediately after exposure to prevent damage to the eye. Flush for a full 15 minutes.
Be sure to protect the eyes from shampoos and insecticides when bathing and dipping your dog.
After you have completed the flushing, take your dog to the vet for further evaluation and treatment.
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