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Why do people having eye surgery have to have their eyes constricted (such as, by use of acetylcholine)?
Atropine dilation: A dilated exam is important before cataract surgery to make sure there are no diseases in the back of the eye. For example diabetic reitna problems, glaucoma, or macular degeneration. There is no need to constrict eyes except if having laser for narrow angle glaucoma. ...Read more
Yes, in a way.: Acetylcholine transmits signals from nerves to muscles, such as those that control the pupil size and the focusing power. When these muscles are activated, the pupil will get smaller and the focusing muscles will contract, enabling the eye to see up close, as for reading. These two actions can also normally occur separately. Acetylcholine is sometimes used during eye surgery. ...Read more
See physician: I'm not sure what you mean by this deficiency, and don't know about alternative treatments. This site is intended mostly for main stream physicians. I believe you should consult with your primary care physician, review whatever symptoms you believe are related to this, get the appropriate lab tests, and develop an accurate diagnosis first. ...Read more
Think yours are low?: This is about the nervous system. What makes you think your "levels" are low? Neurotransmitters don't HAVE "levels". They don't just float around or circulate in blood. They're made in the terminal boutons of neurons, released into the synaptic cleft, & immediately either recycled & replaced or taken back up. Neurochemistry isn't just a New Age fad. REAL knowledge is power. Go arm yourself. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes : Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter. It behaves like a key activiting receptors "keyhole" diseases like myasthenia gravis affect the receptor "keyhole". Acetylcholine in its pure form only used inside the eye to constrict the pupil after cataract surgery. Other drugs that mimic its behavior include pilocarpine. Pilocarpine makes pupil smaller and your vision blurry. Great question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neuromusculat ransmi: Acetylcholine is an import neuromuscular transmitter that controls muscle functions and bodily and organ movements inside. So using antagonists can block these processes and cause trouble especially with the function of our smooth muscles of the bowel(constipation)bladder(urine retention) and eyes(blurred vision). ...Read more
What are the effects of too high/too low acetylcholine levels on the muscle during swimming practice?
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