Eye Care On The Go - Eye wash or eye irrigating saline solution is a sterile solution used to clean, refresh or soothe eyes. Eye wash is great to have on hand for daily or emergency eye cleansing and are effective in flushing loose foreign objects, chlorine, pollen and other irritants from the eye.
Eyewash solutions are a safe way to ease irritated eyes when you’re at home or on the go. They’re mostly made of purified water but can have other ingredients, too. It helps to know what they are and how to use them safely.
How to wash your eye
- use clean water (not hot) – this can be from a tap, shower or bottled water if you’re not at home
- hold your eye open
- run lots of water over your eyeball for at least 20 minutes
- Make sure the flow of water is not too strong