A 22-year-old female asked:
i've had iritis for 2 months, i stopped mydrilate over a week ago and still taking pred forte. my eye is stil dilated, my dr don't kno why (not stuck)
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Wait: Most likely the drug is still working. If the eye remains dilated beyond 1-2 weeks after stopping the drop, then it may be attached to the lens.
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Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Variable: You have had a moderately lengthy application of a powerful eye dilator. This will wear off depending in part on your biochemisty and also the color of you iris - much slower in lighter colored irises. It would be very rare for the dilation to be permanent so just hang in there.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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