Ivey Eye Institute: Eye Drop Instructions


  1. Wash hands before and after putting in eye drops
  2. Pull the lower eyelid down
  3. Put the drops into the space between the lower eyelid and the eyeball as shown in this picture:

how to put in eye drops

  • Do not let the bottle/dropper touch your eye or the area around it
  • Close your eye, wipe away any drops or tears with Kleenex
  • Wipe from inside to outside of eye


Last updated: Mon, 2010-11-22 11:41