Minor eye injuries, such as shampoo or dust in your eye, often get better on their own within a day. Get medical help if you have a chemical in your eye or something pierces it.
Go to A&E or call 999 if:
How to wash your eye
Make sure the flow of water is not too strong.
See a GP, optician or call 111 if:
Other eye injuries
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