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reasons for dilated pupils

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hussain Elhalis
11 years experience Ophthalmology
Varies: on the type of drops used for dilation. If this was an in office dilation for an exam, the standard drops dilate the pupils anywhere between 4-8 hours ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends. : The time it takes for your pupils to return to normal following dilation depends on what dilating drops you were given. Typical dilation lasts 4-6 h ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keshav Narain
29 years experience Retinal Surgery
Dilated pupils: Medications can cause the pupils to constrict or dilate depending on the medication. Opiates are know to cause pupillary constriction while pupillary ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Withdrawals: Pupillary constriction is associated with opiates & heroine on board body & actively causing drowsiness & euphoria. As opiates metabolize out of tiss ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Dilated pupils: Find cause And correct it.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
58 years experience Ophthalmology
Pupils: Mydriasis means dilation of pupil from any cause.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
30 years experience Addiction Medicine
Both same size: If both the same size no need to be concerned, however good idea to have the eyes examined.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Hanna
35 years experience Family Medicine
Emotions: Pupil dilation can be caused by an emotional state or arousal. There are also many drugs that can result in changes in pupils and then the same drug ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Not sure.: If the room is dark when this is happening, this may be normal. However, are you on any medications which may cause pupil dilation? If it persists, th ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Moran
33 years experience Cardiology
Adrenaline surge...: Adrenaline is the principal mediator of the "fight or flight" response. This prepares your body for immediate action. Pupils dilate to increase light ... Read More

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