Prevention And Treatment Options For A Black Eye

Apply A Warm Compress After A Few Days

Although patients need to stick with cold compresses at first, it is a good idea to apply a warm compress after a few days. At this point, the warmth will help encourage the blood flow to return, which is important for healing. That being said, be sure the compress is warm but not hot. Patients will also want to stick to plain water because the skin around the eyes is very sensitive. Do not use a hot-pack like the ones found in stores because if it leaks, it can burn the eye. A warm compress for the eye can have many benefits, including relieving pain, increasing moisture, preventing the skin from becoming clogged, and even helping the area relax.

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