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How is erythromycin ointment applied to your eye to treat pinkeye?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Inside lid: You should pull on the lower lid by rolling your finger on the cheek bone. This creates a pocket into which you can apply the ointment which should about a short line from the tube. Release the lid and the ointment will smear over the whole eye with the first blink.
Last updated Nov 19, 2012
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