About Eye Drops for Dry Eye Symptom Relief
Eye drops are used to lubricate dry eyes and help maintain moisture on the outer surface of the eyes. Eye drops may be used to relieve dry eye symptoms that result from aging, some medical conditions, certain medications, eye surgery, or environmental factors.
How to use eye drops
1. Wash hands
Make sure to wash your hands with soap and water.
2. Remove the dropper cap
Look to make sure tip isn’t cracked. Do not touch the tip.
3. Create a pocket
Use your fingertip to form a pocket between your lower eyelid and eyeball.
4. Hold bottle close to your eye
Squeeze lightly to put one or two drops inside your lower lid. See product directions for how many drops to use.
5. Tilt your head
Gently close your eyes and tilt your head back for a few seconds.
Tips on Applying Eye Drops
Hold your eyes open when applying eye drops
Don’t let the tip of the bottle touch your eye or any surface
Don’t mix eye drops together