A 41-year-old member asked:
how long will tetracaine dilate a pupil?
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It should not dilate: Tetracaine is an ester local anesthetic that is commonly used to numb the eye. Tetracaine usually does not cause pupillary dilation. Tetracaine is quickly eliminated and should not last for more than an hour.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
How long should tetracaine dilate pupil?
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Ophthalmology 16 years experience
It should not dilate: Tetracaine is an anesthetic for the eye and does not dilate the pupil. Dilated pupils generally last 4 hours when pharmacologically dilated.
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Last updated Aug 27, 2013
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