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Can Allergy Eye Drops Cause Pupil Dilation
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Usually no but..: You can cause a glaucoma attack if you have narrow angles. These type of drops are not really allergy drops they are vasoconstrictors, they make the eye look better because they shrink the blood vessels making the eye look less red. The best treatment is to remove exposure to the allergen barring that, antihistamine, steroid or other immunomodulating eye drops. ...Read more
What are the side effects associated with dilated fundus examination. Pupil dilation test.?? Does dis test harm eyes or pupils in anyway in future? ?
No harm. ..: Your eyes may be dilated for 4-5 hours after the exam, but there is no damage done as a result of dilating the pupils ...Read more
Sudden onset of pupil dilation. Only in one eye with double vision, feels like there is pressure. Lasted about 5 mins. Frequent. Should I be concerned?
Get medical consult.: Hello, sudden pupil dilation and visual disturbances are neurological symptoms that need to be addressed further. There is need to consult a Neurologist and probably imaging studies to evaluate/exclude conditions such posterior cerebral artery aneurysm, dural arteriovenous fistulas etc. Take care. ...Read more
Pupil dilation: I offer reversal pupillary dilation drops called dapriazole, which lessen the duration of dilation by about 4 hours. Of course it depends on which dilating eye drops the doctor is instilling. ...Read more
Migraines, inability to focus in right eye and pupil dilation in right eye only. Starting to occur more often. Maybe stress? Or something else?
My wife had spontaneous pupil dilation in one eye, has lasted several hours, same eye has blurry vision. No other symptons. 48 year old female.?
Dilation: As a common part of the vision evaluation, the pupil may need dilation with eyedrops to allow a better view of the back of the eye. This causes some disturbance of the vision including difficulty focusing and blur from the enlarged pupil. All of this will disappear by the next day as the pupil normalizes. ...Read more
Dry eyes n floaters. 3 days ago, did an eye exam when pupils are dilated. Want to get a 2nd opinion. When is it safe to get 2nd pupil dilation exam?
Anytime: You can go ahead and get a second opnion at anytime, regardless of last dilation date. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a refractive error of -5.75 in both eyes (myopia & astigmatism) and floaters in both eyes. Is a pupil dilation better than the digital retinal?
What is causing my right eye pupil dilation? I have been suffering from grand mal seizures, with severe headaches, right side only temple swelling, right eye pupil dilation, and also a sore right beside the afflicted eye.
You: You should immediately make an appointment with an ophthalmologist and a neurologist. You don't say how long this has been going on, or whether your vision is affected, but there could be very serious problems. If this just started and you cannot get an appointment immediately, go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Hurts the eye: Actually, the benzalkonium chloride preservative can damage the cornea. This is not usually a concern because the bac gets washed out of the eye before it can cause any harm, but if you use the drops with contacts, the contact lenses hold the preservative onto the cornea for long enough to cause damage. ...Read more
Needs rx: Atropine is the most common belladonna product and there are some related drugs all available in drop and ointment form. These require a prescription to obtain. They affect focusing so use is uncomfortable as it disturbs the vision - especially at near - and also the eyes are light sensitive due to the dilation. These should only be used with the advice of your ophthalmologist. ...Read more
Yes.: This can be either due to the drops that the doctor uses in each eye or due to a difference in each iris of the person who is being dilated. The doctor may use a stronger combination of drops in one eye resulting in uneven pupil dilation. The iris of one eye may have an anatomical difference in its make-up that is either congenital or acquired (trauma) that could lead to uneven pupil dilation. ...Read more
Tightness in chest & throat/rapid heart after dental freezing and eye dilation drops. Possible allergy/to what? Dentist said reaction to epinephrine?
Depends: Some people have itchy eyes from irritants & dollar store eye drops/artificial tears wash will do fine. That can also work for some allergic eye issues by washing out the pollen/etc. Allergan makes an OTC "Zadator" which some find helpful. There are others but some try several before they find one that helps and fits their budget. ...Read more
Off the Market: They are off the market and not available for purchase in the United States so finding the correct name will require some legwork. ...Read more
Unproven & unknown: Similasan eye drops for allergy is a homeopathic remedy containing 3 substances that cause eye irritation. Homeopathy involves using highly diluted substances which cause symptoms when concentrated. Because similasan is so dilute that the risk of adverse effect is quite low. The effectiveness of homeopathic remedies remains controversial & unproven. Still if it works for you, that's great. ...Read more
My 51/2 yr old says her rt eye hurts its a little red says hurts to blink gave her allergy meds eye drops and ibprophen please help?
Poss foreign body: Hurting to blink suggests a speck of dust is under the upper eyelid. If you can gently pull the upper lid from the globe, and irrigate with eyewash or saline, you might dislodge the offending particle. If copious irrigation is unsuccessful, an ophthalmologist should be able to assess the situation with anesthetic drops. Antibiotic drops are a better choice than the allergy drops; Ibuprofen is okay. ...Read more
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