Experiments prove that toy water guns are powerful and have safety hazards
Summer is hot, water guns are the most popular toys for children to cool off the heat. Recently, however, many foreign media reported that some toy water guns have hidden safety hazards, and the frequent occurrence of eye injuries from water guns has aroused concerns among parents. How powerful is the toy water gun when it shoots at close range? The reporter conducted an experiment yesterday and found that the toy water gun is really dangerous. How powerful are the two experimental toy water guns? Experimental equipment: 1. Buy 3 common water guns from the market, namely, straight pump water gun, pressurized water gun 2, A4 white paper and plastic wrap (thickness about 0.1 mm) shooting Distance: 50 cm The doctor tells you that the impact force of the water gun may damage the cornea Some. If the water gun shoots directly at the eyes, the impact force will damage the cornea. If the force is large enough, it will affect the deep cornea and even the inside of the eye. In severe cases, it will cause bleeding on the surface or inside of the eyeball. On the other hand, if the water is contaminated or unclean, the eyes may be infected with bacteria and cause related inflammation. Judging from the situation in the outpatient clinic, the majority of children under the age of 5 who are injured by toys are mainly caused by weak control over toys and absence of guardians. It is best for children to wear protective gear on their eyes when playing with water guns, and never shoot the face at close range, and to be accompanied by adults when playing. If you accidentally hit your eyes and cause discomfort, you must go to the hospital for examination in time. Dirty water in the eye causes redness and swelling of the eyelids. A doctor from the Eye and Optometry Hospital of Wenzhou Medical University Affiliated Eye and Optometry Hospital recently received a child with red and swollen eyelids due to dirty water entering the eyes. After inquiry, he learned that the child was in the park. When playing, other children accidentally shot the eye with a water gun filled with water in the pond. Then the child had eye pain and kept rubbing his eyes, and the conjunctiva and eyelid skin around the eyelid quickly became red and swollen. Fortunately, the nurse immediately washed the conjunctival sac of the child when he came to the hospital. After the doctor's examination, the child only caused mild edema of the conjunctiva and a small part of the corneal epithelium defect. After using eye drops, it usually healed by itself. Therefore, children should pay attention to safety when playing in the water, and it is best to avoid eyes and face when playing in the water. [Extended reading] Changchun 8-year-old baby playing with a water gun sprayed her eyes on a 9-year-old baby. On June 5, Yangyang (pseudonym) who lives in Changchun District, Nanguan District, Changchun City, Jilin Province held a spray gun newly bought by his mother in the community Xiaogang (a pseudonym), a 9-year-old neighbor, wanted to borrow his water gun to play but was refused. The two children scrambled, and Yang Yang accidentally sprayed Xiaogang's eyes with a water gun. Xiaogang's eyes were congested and edema due to the impact of the water column. Fortunately, he won't be blind and only needs to be nursed.