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Eye drop administration

I have been prescribed an eye drop to administer 4 times a day. When I put a drop in my eyes and close, the drops escape from the eye and gets wasted. However, if I don't close my eyes but blink couple of times, the medicine gets absorber easily. Am I doing it wrong?
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Dr. Vaibhev Mittal
8 yrs. of exp | Sangrur | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

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Hello No u r doing correctly
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Dr. Ram Nath
31 yrs. of exp | Delhi | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon
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Nothing wrong. Eye has capacity of 7 micro ml only Extra always comes out. No surprise. Your eyes are receiving enough medicines.
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Dr. Vishal S. Kakhandki
8 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon
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Put one drop in lower lid red portion of eye by looking upwards....close eye for 2-3 min. Don't think much....
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