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What is the best method of giving a 3 year old eye drops ?

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Dr. Beth Friedland
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Child laying down

The easiest way I have found is to have the child lay down with their eyes closed.
Then put the drops in the corner of their closed eye closest to the nose. When they are ready (keep them laying flat) have them blink their eyes several times. You can often make it into a game, to make it even easier for them.

In brief: Child laying down

The easiest way I have found is to have the child lay down with their eyes closed.
Then put the drops in the corner of their closed eye closest to the nose. When they are ready (keep them laying flat) have them blink their eyes several times. You can often make it into a game, to make it even easier for them.
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