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Is any operation or procedure needed to fix unequal pupils?

Is any operation or procedure needed to fix unequal pupils?

No : But u may get greater benefit from the use of sunglasses to protect the no constricting pupil. ...Read more

Pupil (Definition)

The pupil is the opening in the iris inside of the eye though which light is focused on the retinal film at the back of the eye. The iris can open and close in response to light to vary the amount inside the eye. It is what looks red, in the ...Read more


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Please let me know if there is any operation/procedure to fix unequal pupils?

Please let me know if there is any operation/procedure to fix unequal pupils?

YouDon'tSeeEyeToEye: It depends on what's causing them but even then there's not much to offer except maybe eye drops that counteract whatever is causing the inequality (dilated on one side, constricted on the other or vice versa) unless the problem is in the eye and irreversible. Sometimes a systemic medication based on the cause. Rarely surgery. If that's what you have, start with a neurologist or opthalmologist. ...Read more

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Could unequal pupils be caused by stress?

Could unequal pupils be caused by stress?

Not - BUT: Anisocoria (unequal pupil size) is likely to be much more easily picked up with dilated pupils. Anxiety/ stress can cause pupils to dilate. ...Read more

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What problem are unequal pupils a sign of?

What problem are unequal pupils a sign of?

May be normal, or no: Unequal pupils (anisocoria) can be seen in 10% of normals. May be seen with abnormalities of the cranial nerves, multiple sclerosis, other issues. New finding? See your doc for sure to rule out a serious problem. ...Read more

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Unequal pupils sizes, is there really a cure?

Unequal pupils sizes, is there really a cure?

Anisocoria: is a condition of unequal pupil sizes. Affecting 20% of the population, it can be an entirely harmless condition or a symptom of more serious medical problems. Have it checked out. If it is harmless, just ignore it. If there is an underlying medical problem, then that is what needs to be treated. There are medicines to make a pupil larger or smaller, and the strength can be adjusted. Don't do that ...Read more

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Is it possible to wake up with unequal pupils and nothing be wrong?

Probably not: If you have unequal pupils you should see your ophthalmologist. If you're using eyedrops this may contribute. Please seek attention. It could ...Read more

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What would cause unequal pupils in a patient that has been in a medically induced coma for over a week?

Depends: It is important to know if this had been true prior to the illness onset. If not present prior the possibility is high the pt has had some intracranial catastrophe such as brain bleed. The unequal pupils suggest a bleed or other intracranial event. Need to speak to the neurologist. If not under the care of neuro get a consult. ...Read more

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Unequal pupils and have had pain in the left side of my jaw, head, and neck areas. One day right pupil is bigger. Next day left. Normal mri. Worried?

Concerning symptom: Any time one pupil is larger than the other, a complete evaluation should be performed. Is the pupil reactive to light? If not, an ER visit for brain imaging is essential. ...Read more

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Unequal pupils r > l. R eye feels swollen. R sided headaches. Occasional bright dots/sparks in r vision. Ct normal. Us carotids nil. What is wrong?

Unequal pupils r > l. R eye feels swollen. R sided headaches. Occasional bright dots/sparks in r vision. Ct normal. Us carotids nil. What is wrong?

Many: If it comes and goes, it most likely is a migraine. If it is persisting, it could be many diagnosisis. Horneres syndrome (but affected pupil should be smaller) / from trauama? / addies tonic pupil / optic neuritis (multiple sclerosis) / tumor (did the ct include brain and orbits?). ...Read more

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