Prevention and care of the eyes in the little ones
Have you ever wondered what is true in the things we have been told about how to protect our eyes? For example, you will have heard a thousand times that sitting very close to the television or the computer will make us blind; But that's not true.
How can we protect our eyesight and, above all, that of our children?
The most important thing is the review and visits with certain periodicity to professionals. Also, if you have any questions or if you already have discomfort, it is best to consult a professional.
The eyes are very sensitive and exposed organs, which is why we want to tell you about some common injuries so you don't get scared and can know when your children need a visit to the specialist.
- If you notice red eyes in your child, they present discomfort and do not disappear in a few days, or if they tell you that they do not see well, then it is time to have their eyes checked.
- If something gets into their eyes, such as sand or sawdust, it is very important to explain to them that they should not rub it as it can cause an ulcer. Help him rinse it for several minutes with lukewarm water. If they still notice something in their eye, be sure to see an ophthalmologist.
If they have received a blow to the eye and it is bothersome or seems to be bleeding, it is best to have it examined by a specialist to rule out any injury.