Fact 7 – Importance of BSS

Importance of BSS

People blink 2 to 50 times per minute to moist and clean the eyes


During ophthalmic procedures the eye is held open and the microscope light shines directly to the eye


Eye must be moist with BSS )Balanced Salt Solution-Isotonic Solution)


Importância do BSS 

As pessoas pestanejam aproximadamente 2 a 50 vezes por minuto

para humedecer e limpar os olhos


Durante procedimentos oftalmológicos, o olho é mantido aberto

e as luzes do microscópio incidem directamente no olho

Por estas razões,

O olho deve ser irrigado com BSS

(Solução Salina Equilibrada/Balanceada – solução isotónica)


References / Referências:

Criscitelli EdD RN, Theresa. Fast Facts for the Operating Room Nurse: An Orientation and Care Guide in a Nutshell: Volume 1 (p. 108). Springer Publishing Company. Kindle Edition.


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