Getting the drop in the eye

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How do I instill eye drops?

Getting the drop in the eye

Follow these instructions to instill eye drops:
1.Wash your hands
2.Do not touch the tip of the dropper or let it touch
the eye
3.Tilt your head back
4.Pull your lower lid back to form a pocket
5.Let the drop fall in the pocket
6.Press on the inside corner of your eye with your
eyes closed
If you use more than one type of drop, wait 5 minutes between the two so the first drop isn't washed out.

   

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