If any discharge is present, the boric-acid solution should invariably be used twice a day.
boric-acid wash (15 grains to the ounce) and oxide-of-zinc ointment, applied in the same manner as the above.
Then the raw surface is dusted over with pure boric acid or aristol, and the boric-acid ointment applied as before.
boric acid bo·ric acid (bôr'ĭk)
A water-soluble white or colorless crystalline compound used as an antiseptic and preservative.