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Are there long-term effects of chemical irritants on my child's health?
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Dr. Mayli Davis
Ophthalmology
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In brief: There may be some
The long term effects depend greatly on the nature of the irritant, the amount of exposure and the treatment.
A small splash of mild chemical that us rinsed out immediately from the eyes may have no long term effect. However getting a strong acid or base (like pool chemicals) into the eyes can cause severe scarring of the cornea. It is always best to rinse the eye thoroughly then seek medical he.

In brief: There may be some
The long term effects depend greatly on the nature of the irritant, the amount of exposure and the treatment.
A small splash of mild chemical that us rinsed out immediately from the eyes may have no long term effect. However getting a strong acid or base (like pool chemicals) into the eyes can cause severe scarring of the cornea. It is always best to rinse the eye thoroughly then seek medical he.
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