Eye cups are devices used for flushing contaminants out of the eye and providing a durable cover for injured eyes. Eye cups are designed to fit over the whole eye socket and provides an easy method to irrigate or protect the eyes. This is a safe and convenient way to clean your eye in the event of a contaminant. Depending on the contaminant and the quality of the water, regular tap water can be viable for removing dirt from the eyes, but for extra precautions,
sterile eyewash solutions
should be used with eye baths to safely irrigate the eye.