If using multiple preparations, leave 5 minutes before each administration to ensure complete absorption of each preparation. Drops should be used before ointments.
Eye drop administration aids for patients with manual dexterity problems (including the elderly, visually impaired, arthritic) can be purchased from most community pharmacies or prescribed on FP10 prescriptions. Refer to the Drug Tariff for further details.
Preservative free products should be prescribed for patients with true preservative allergy, as diagnosed by a specialist.