tips on putting eye drops in

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Has anyone got any tips on how to put eyedrops in? Im currently putting eye drops in left eye first and pulling down lower eyelid then I put drops in. I then use same hand to put in right eye. Only problem is is that I usually miss and it rolls down my face. So then the bottle has some eyedrop on I. Is it okay to use the bottle again?

Also I wash my hands before but the waters cold and when I dry my hands i can still feel it on my hands. I don't know how else to do this.


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    Is using bottled water to wash the eye out okay?
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    I pull down lower lid with one hand and rest the nozzle of the botte against the side of my nose and squeeze with the other. Then repeat on the other side and with other hand. That way you don't miss so many times.Difficult now as have damaged right wrist and arm so working out how to overcome this setback!

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    I just lay down and hold the bottle above. Occasionally, I miss, but it is so easy that I just try again. If I am out. I just hold my head right back, and it is almos the same as lying down

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