A 36-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me is eye dilation part of a routine eye exam?
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Ophthalmology 38 years experience
Yes: A routine comprehensive eye exam involves dilating the pupils. If this is not done, all the retinal and lens structures cannot be examined.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
I was wondering is eye dilation part of a routine eye exam?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 35 years experience
Pupil dilation: Is definitely part of a routine complete exam. This allows the eye doctor to more completely evaluate the back of your eyes, including your retinas, blood vessels, optic nerves and lenses.
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Last updated Mar 18, 2017
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