How to insert the ear drops

The correct way of administering medicines to the ear.



1. Patient should lie down with the problem ear outwards.

2. Another person should raise the earlobe slightly.

3. 4-5 drops of medication are poured into the outer ear canal. (Two drops are insufficient).

4. The small cartilage (tragus) in front of the ear is pressed a few times.

5. The patient is kept in this position for about five minutes.