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Ice and cold packs can reduce the pain, swelling, and bleeding of an
injury. Cold therapy is usually used immediately after an injury.
For an eye injury, use one of the following methods:
Do not use chemical cooling packs. If the pack leaks, the chemicals
could cause more eye damage. Do not use a raw piece of meat on a black
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Current as ofMay 27, 2016
Current as of:
May 27, 2016
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
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