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How is it that someone's pupils might be blown?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger answered

Specializes in Ophthalmology

The most common reason for enlarged pupils is they made a recent trip to an eye doctor who used pupilary dilators. Much less common is exposure to certain drugs which can do this which includes purposeful treatment with dilators for certain conditions like uveitis. Pupils are also blown in brain hemorrhage and obstructions especially after head trauma.

Answered Jun 21, 2013



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