A 24-year-old member asked:
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is it safe to watch a movie after getting my eyes dilated?

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Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is safe to watch a movie after getting your eyes dilated. The screen may appear too bright until the eye drops wear off, in which case you can wear sunglasses.
Answered on Jun 5, 2018
Dr. Andrew Shatz
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Absolutely: While it may be uncomfortable due to the increased sensitivity to light, no harm can come from using your eyes after dilation. You may not feel safe to drive to the movies, however, so you may want a friend to drive you!
Answered on Dec 7, 2018

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Anytime: You can go ahead and get a second opnion at anytime, regardless of last dilation date. Good luck.
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