What happens when ball hits eye?

What happens when ball hits eye?

If you get hit in or near the eye with a ball or some other object with force, here are some first aid tips to treat it: Gently hold a cold compress or ice pack against the eye — don’t put pressure against it. Keep your head elevated to minimize swelling.

What should you do if you get hit in the eye with a tennis ball?

If You Get Hit in the Eye

  1. Gently apply a small cold compress to reduce pain and swelling.
  2. Don’t use steaks or other food items.
  3. DO NOT apply any pressure.
  4. If a black eye, pain or visual disturbance occurs even after a light blow, immediately contact your ophthalmologist or emergency room.

What do you do if your child gets hit in the eye?

Call for emergency medical help or bring the child to the emergency room. Cover the affected eye with a small cup taped in place. The point is to keep all pressure off the eye. Keep your child (and yourself) as calm and comfortable as possible until help arrives.

How do I know if my child’s eye injury is serious?

Call Doctor or Seek Care Now

  1. Pupils not equal in size.
  2. Sharp object hit the eye (such as a metal chip or flying glass)
  3. Skin is split open or gaping and may need stitches.
  4. Any cut on the eyelid or eyeball.
  5. Age less than 1 year old.
  6. You think your child has a serious injury.

When should I take my child to the doctor for an eye injury?

Because a particle can scratch the cornea and cause an infection, the eye should be examined by a doctor if irritation continues after flushing. A foreign body that remains after flushing probably will require removal by a trained medical professional.

Why do kids pull their eyes away from the ball?

How is it possible that the ONLY THING ALL COACHES AGREE ON (the need to watch the ball) is not only the first thing that kids are taught, but also the first thing that kids forget the second they get to the field? A young hitter pulling his head/eyes away from the hitting zone…his results are clearly suffering. Is it immaturity? Impatience?

Who is the blind hitter in Major League Baseball?

But never a blind guy…and the second you pull your head out towards the pitcher during the swing, you BECOME A BLIND HITTER! Prince Fielder with his eyes down in the PATH of the baseball. He’s not just picking the spot the bat will hit the ball, he’s seeing the PATH of the pitch, and swinging ON THAT PATH!

What do hitters say when they can’t see the ball?

From ‘keep your head still’, to ‘you can’t hit what you can’t see’, to ‘watch the ball hit the bat’, the expressions are endless…and so is the mistake of hitters pulling his or her head to see where the ball goes before the ball makes contact with the bat.

What should you do if your child is not seeing the ball?

Do Not let your son/daughter raiser his or her head after contact…ever. It only leads to pre-contact problems and balance issues. Second: Players at that level, the MLB level, who are on SportsCenter for hitting home runs and making millions of dollars, are literally IN CHARGE of what they’re doing on the field.