b. Apply Ointment.
Expel a small amount of ointment from the tube (see figure 1-4).
(2) Squeeze (with your hand) a ribbon of ointment about 4 cm (one and one
half inches) into the patient's lower eyelid.
Do not touch any part of the patient's eye with the tube.
Figure 1-4. Ointment expelled.
c. Handwash. Perform a patient care handwash.
d. Record Treatment. Include the time, type of medication, and the eye to