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how long does it take for eye dilation drops to wear off and normal vision to return?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
2-4 hours: The most commonly used drops take 2-4 hours to completely resolve. There are reversal drops that can take some of the effect away.
Answered on Sep 5, 2019
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