Foreign bodies in the eye may be superficial (irritants stuck in the corner of the eye or under the lid) or penetrating (these actually pierce the surface of the eye). A superficial foreign body in your eye may be treated by gentle rinsing with warm water. Contact us if the eye irritation persists.
If you think a foreign body has penetrated your eye it is essential that you consult a doctor immediately.
Girven Road Medical Centre has the latest in microscopic equipment to assist with the treatment of eye diseases and removal of foreign bodies.
Please contact reception to make an appointment if you have any eye irritation problems.