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A 22-year-old female asked:

What is tht eye or pupil test calld in which doc puts sme eye drops n wait for hour n checks your pupils with small mirror??in which dey dilute pupils

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Eye dilation: The ophthalmologist dilates the eye so that the entire back of the eye can be seen by examination. This is usually viewed with device strapped to the head of the eye doctor called an indirect ophthalmoscope, - using a bright light and mirror. This is part of a complete eye examination and dilation is also done to allow surgical and other treatments.
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Last updated Dec 14, 2014

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