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Pink Eye Drops MAAAMMEEE!!! 1 child; Jupiter, Florida 766 posts
23rd Mar '13

DD has pink eye YET AGAIN! Except this time, I am on my own since I moved out of my parents' house 3 weeks ago. Getting the eye drops in her eye really is a 2-man job. Any tips on how I can accomplish this without help? Can I put the drops in the corner of her eye? Will that still get the job done? Or do I need to pry her eyes open so the drops get in? It really takes 3 arms to do that!

PurpleBama582 52 kids; Dothan, Alabama 3875 posts
23rd Mar '13

The last time my kids had pink eye, and this was years ago, I was on my own. I had to lay them down, kneel kind of over them(it looked almost like I was sitting ON them, but I was not...there was absolutely no contact except my knees lightly on their arms). I was able to keep their heads still and put the drops in the inner corner of their eyes so when they blinked it went in their eyes.

mom2andrew&carter 18 kids; Leesburg, Florida 2159 posts
23rd Mar '13

i was on my own when my son had thm and he was 13 months old. I put my leg over his arms to hold his arms down and then held his eye open and put the drops in. It was hell but it had to be done