A 28-year-old female asked:
A drop of bleach splash right into my eye when i was pouring it. i rinse it about 5secs w/ water. it was fine for 10 mins later i googled about it. then i rushed into shower, i rinsed my eye for about 40 mins since ive to do so. will my eye be fine?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 48 years experience
If your eye ball surface had a chemical burn from this event, you would feel pain and be very sensitive to light. If your initial rinsing removed the residual bleach and stopped progression of the injury quickly, full recovery is expected. If the eye still hurts, go see your doc.
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Reviewed Jul 01, 2022
Pathology 51 years experience
Answered Jun 27, 2022
Last updated Jul 1, 2022
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