Figure 4-2. Impaled object in the eye.
(7) Use a compress or roller bandage that covers both eyes to hold the cup
and dressing in place. (The bandage must cover both eyes to prevent movement of the
(8) DO NOT leave the patient alone. He may become frightened with both
eyes bandaged and accidentally move his hand into the impaled object causing more
eye damage. Keep in hand contact with the patient so that he will know someone is
(9) Put sand bags or large pads around the patient's head so that his head
will not move. Transport the patient on his back.