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one of my pupils is dilated

A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Dunn
40 years experience Phlebology
Anisocoria: Anisocoria refers to unequal pupils. Physiologic anisocoria is very common and normal in up to 20% of people. The variation should be no more than 1m ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Unless you went to: Eye doctor and he administered eye drops to dilate your pupils, this is a dangerous sign of brain damage. Get to emergency dept of your nearest hospi ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
It can be: This can be due to certain medical diseases, exposure to certain medications and to certain structural abnormalities inside the head. This needs to be ... Read More
Dr. David Benglis
16 years experience Neurosurgery
3rd nerve palsy?: You should seek the guidance of an ophthalmologist or neurologist.
Dr. Estrada Bernard
37 years experience Neurosurgery
Potentially: It could be secondary to local contact with a medication, trauma or something putting pressure on on of the nerves to the eye. I would have it evaluat ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Not really: There are several different types of visine . Some contain a mild vasocontrictor (labeled"gets the red out"). If your eyes were sensitive to this che ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
57 years experience Ophthalmology
Pupils: Mydriasis means dilation of pupil from any cause.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyani Raghavan
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not always.: Not necessarily. The pupils' size and reaction depends on the type of insult to the brain.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety can dilate: or constrict pupils and often causes fear that there is not enough air/breath available. I suggest you see an opthamologist who may be able to rule o ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Dilation : Dilation is only a risk if you have narrow angles (rare but can throw you into angle closure glaucoma) or keratoconus (uncommon but dilation can cause ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not that I am aware: Drops that dilate your eyes are a class of mydiatics. They are sympathetic stimulating drugs that act locally. I am unaware that recurrent applicatio ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Body movements: See a neurologist to rule oit the possibility of a seizure disorder.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: You dilated eye can not focus well at the distance. The dilation will last up to 4-6 hours. If the dilating drop was a long acting it may last 24-4 ... Read More
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