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Can you play your instrument and read music after getting your eyes dilated?

Can you play your instrument and read music after getting your eyes dilated?

Possibly: You can certainly play your instrument. Reading the music may be the issue. With dilating the eye, much ligh enters and you will be very sensitive. Focusing may be difficult and render you unable to read the music. You will not harm yourself if you try. It just will not be a pleasant experience. If you know your music, play it and "toot your horn!". ...Read more

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I had a dilated eye exam 2 hours ago. Can i go to the gym to play basketball? Or do I need to stay home and rest my eyes?

I had a dilated eye exam 2 hours ago. Can i go to the gym to play basketball? Or do I need to stay home and rest my eyes?

Go play: Play and have fun. Your vision may be slightly blurry, but not enough to be dangerous or ruin your fun. In a few more hours, they will be back to normal. ...Read more

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What do you call the sunglasses that you get after getting your eyes dilated at the eye doctor?

What do you call the sunglasses that you get after getting your eyes dilated at the eye doctor?

"Post-mydriatic": Mydriasis is pupillary dilation and without pupillary constriction, bright lights can dazzle you or even cause a temporary bleaching of the retina. Pharmacologic dilation for diagnostic testing and examination can last 3 or more hours, depending on the drops used and the color of your eyes, with lighter colors lasting longer. The near vision is typically more impaired than the distance. ...Read more

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Ever since I had my eyes dilated I get awful migraines when it's bright out or when i lay down at night, 18 and girl. Why is that exactly ?

Ever since I had my eyes dilated I get awful migraines when it's bright out or when i lay down at night, 18 and girl. Why is that exactly ?

Co incident: Bright lights can trigger migraine in migraine sufferer. It is likely that with pupillary dilitation more light went in eyes and triggered your migraine. If now you are getting frequent migraines you should see a neurologist. ...Read more

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I am taking hemorrhoid medicine with lidocaine in it and i noticed I feel very hyper, eyes dilate, etc. Is this safe? Will it go away or get better?

I am taking hemorrhoid medicine with lidocaine in it and i noticed I feel very hyper, eyes dilate, etc. Is this safe?  Will it go away or get better?

Hemorrhoid cream: cintains Phenylephrine which is a decongestant that shrinks blood vessels. Dilated blood vessels can cause hemorrhoids. Phenylephrine rectal is used on the rectum to relieve itching, burning, irritation, and swelling caused by hemorrhoids. Side effect of Phenylepherine is dilated pupils, feeling of anxiety. It will go away when you stop using the ointment. Consult your surgeon for bettrr advise. ...Read more

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Can't see as far as i should. Do they dilate your eyes everytime you go in for glasses? How bad is the pain? How do you get over reflex to close eyes?

Can't see as far as i should. Do they dilate your eyes everytime you go in for glasses? How bad is the pain? How do you get over reflex to close eyes?

good refraction: Yes dilating is necessary for a good refraction for glasses. No pain just mild sting. To avoid closing eyes when applying drops look up and pull lower lid gently down. ...Read more

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What causes read dilated vessels in a child's eyes, looking like pink eye?

What causes read dilated vessels in a child's eyes, looking like pink eye?

Lots of choices: Assuming it's not actually an infection, the next most likely would be an irritating foreign body or allergies. Could be a variety of other conditions, some of which are serious, so if it persists, a real exam would be the way to go. ...Read more

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Is it normal for my eyes to get watery when I play a game?

Is it normal for my eyes to get watery when I play a game?

Absolutely: Intense visual attention to books, computer screens etc. Will result in infrequent blinking so that tears are not spread across the eye to wet the developing dry spots from evaporation. Use artificial tears frequently to avoid this. Patients with parkinson's disease often have terrible blink rates and exhibit moderate to severe dryness of the corneas and conjunctiva. ...Read more

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Can sunglasses be bad for my eyes? Is it better to have darker-colored lenses or higher uv protection (or both)? I heard that darker sunglasses cause the pupil to dilate more, which makes your eyes more vulnerable to uv rays. Is this true? Should i get li

Can sunglasses be bad for my eyes? Is it better to have darker-colored lenses or higher uv protection (or both)? I heard that darker sunglasses cause the pupil to dilate more, which makes your eyes more vulnerable to uv rays. Is this true? Should i get li

Ultraviolet : Ultraviolet (uv) light is harmful to the eyes, especially large amounts over long periods of time. In the United States, all sunglasses are required to block a very large percentage of the uv rays. The darkness of the sunglasses does not affect the uv filtering ability, since uv light is invisible and the uv blockers are clear. It is true that darker the sunglasses will open the pupil more and thus let in more uv light, but since almost all of it is being filtered by the sunglasses, this is not something to worry about. The exception would be specific eye diseases such as retinitis pigmentosa, in which extra high uv protection is a good idea. ...Read more

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