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Anisocoria. Eye doc put 1 drp apraclonidine rt eye. No change after 15 mins. Got home 20 mins later noticed rt iris now larger. Positive Horners?

Anisocoria. Eye doc put 1 drp apraclonidine rt eye.  No change after 15 mins. Got home 20 mins later noticed rt iris now larger.  Positive Horners?

Probably not: If you are being treated for glaucoma and the drops are causing the dilated pupil it is best to call the eye doctor. If you have any eye pain definitely get seen soon. ...Read more

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One pupil is slightly more dilated then the other. I got sheetrock dust in my eye tonight, and then flushed with water. Could this cause anisocoria?

One pupil is slightly more dilated then the other. I got sheetrock dust in my eye tonight, and then flushed with water. Could this cause  anisocoria?

Most likely not: Getting dust in the eye may cause some irritation with redness, watering or pain which resolves in a few days unless debris remains in the eye to cause inflammation or infection. Anisocoria is usually an accidental benign finding and depending on its appearance, may need some work up to determine its etiology. Good luck?? ...Read more

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I was in a car accident 06/25/12 & now have anisocoria and floaters.I have pain and pressure behind my r eye, nose and ear?

I was in a car accident  06/25/12 & now have anisocoria and floaters.I have pain and pressure behind  my r eye, nose and ear?

Anisocoria: Your pupil is different sizes because you hit your eye and one pupillary sphincter tore. But it sounds like you've already seen an eye md and ENT doctor. ...Read more

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What is physiological anisocoria?

What is physiological anisocoria?

Unequal pupil sizes: If there is a difference between the sizes of your pupils, you have anisocoria . If no medical condition or disease can be found to account for it, it is termed "physiologic". Check old photos with a magnifier to see if it is old or new! it might result from minor gestational or birth injury! generally nothing to worry about if not associated with something bad and if not progressive. ...Read more

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Is there a way to manage anisocoria?

Is there a way to manage anisocoria?

Yes, sometimes: I have found that some patients respond to dilute Pilocarpine drops for anisocoria, but it depends on the underlying cause of the condition. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for anisocoria?

Anisocoria: Difference in size of pupils is seen in 20% population, most are asymptomatic. If there is underlying neurologic problem to cause it, that needs to be treated. ...Read more

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Can lexapro/celexa cause anisocoria? Since I started on this type of med my right pupil has been bigger than my left but still responds to light

Can lexapro/celexa cause anisocoria? Since I started on this type of med my right pupil has been bigger than my left but still responds to light

These medicines...: ...may cause effects on pupillary reaction and sweating, among others. Why would they affect one pupil more than the other? Many people have benign differences in pupil size and physiology, it may be the medicine is exacerbating this difference here. ...Read more

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What causes anisocoria?

Need to: Eliminate adie's and argyll-robertson pupil (formner reacts, does not accomodate, the latter the opposite), but elevated intercranial pressure. Parasympathetics constrict the pupil, sympathetics dilate it. Overaction of one on one eye will make the size of the pupile vary. ...Read more

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What causes anisocoria to occur?

What causes anisocoria to occur?

Several things.: Anisocoria is when one pupil is larger than the other. Anisocoria may be congenital, caused by lesions in the brain or eye or induced by asymmetric topical application of meds. I believe david bowie has congenital anisocoria. ...Read more