Fluoro Drops

Scott gives us this ER hack using fluorescein and eye drops for eye exams. 

Dan B. -

How long are the drops good for?

@skobner -

Hey Dan,

Great question! While this will vary considerably based on the type of topical anesthetic and storage conditions for the drops, I generally use one of these vials for the duration of a shift, and re-make it on the next one. If I know I will be working in an eye-complaint heavy setting two days in a row, I'll store the drops in a cool (25 deg C), dark place for use on my next shift, then toss them!

Kenneth D. -

They keep our fluorescein strips in the Accudose. Kind of a pain to retrieve, but saves on loss. Awesome technique that I will start using tomorrow. Thanks.

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