Can you use more than one eye drop?

Can you use more than one eye drop?

Can you use more than one eye drop?

DON’T DOUBLE UP ON DROPS – there is no need to put more than one drop in your eye. One drop is more than can fit into your eye, so a second drop will just run down your cheek. SPACE OUT YOUR DROPS – when you are taking multiple drops, wait 5-10 minutes between each medication.

Should I put eye drops in both eyes?

Only one drop is needed, not two, even if the bottle says, “one drop or two.” Gently pull your lower lid down to increase the amount of eyeball showing, bring the bottle about an inch above the eye surface (hold the bottle as vertical as possible), then gently squeeze the bottle until you see or feel the drop hit.

How many drops should you put in an eye at each treatment?

Many labels for eye drops suggest placing one to two drops in each eye, up to four times a day. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, if you need to apply eye drops that frequently over a few days to treat redness, you should have your eyes examined by an ophthalmologist.

How many drops are in a bottle of Xalatan?

Each bottle contains 2.5 mL of solution, approximately 80 drops. Each mil- lilitre (mL) contains 50 micrograms of latanoprost.

Is it OK to sleep after putting eye drops?

Use eye drops before bed If you frequently experience dry eyes in the morning, apply eyedrops to your eyes each night before bed. Also, certain types of lubricating eye drops or ointments are best used before bedtime because they’re thicker and can blur your vision.

How long does a Xalatan bottle last?

When you first receive your Xalatan bottle, it will appear half full. This corresponds to 2.5 mL of eye drop solution, giving a minimum of 80 drops. This volume is enough to last 4 weeks if used in both eyes.

Should lumigan be refrigerated?

Lumigan does not have to be refrigerated and its shelf life is far grater than Xalatan.

Can I stop taking Xalatan?

Do not stop using Xalatan without first talking to your doctor. If you stop using your eye drops, your eye pressures may rise again and damage to your eye may occur.