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Dr. Al Hegab
13 doctors shared insights

Mydriacyl (Overview)

Mydriacyl is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye dilating drug (eye-affecting drug).


Dr. Al Hegab
13 doctors shared insights

Mydriacyl (Overview)

Mydriacyl is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye dilating drug (eye-affecting drug).


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Do tropicamide drops improve vision?

Do tropicamide drops improve vision?

It can: Tropicamide is a dilating drop, which means it makes your pupil larger, allowing more light in. If you have a corneal or lens condition (scars or certain kinds of cataracts) that affects the center of your vision, dilating your pupil may allow you to see around the blockage (opacity), improving you vision. This is especially true for people with a posterior subcapsular cataract. ...Read more

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How do tropicamide drops improve vision?

How do tropicamide drops improve vision?

Dilate drops: Only by dilating the pupils to allow more light to enter. ...Read more

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Do tropicamide drops improve your vision?

Do tropicamide drops improve your vision?

Not usually: Tropicamide is used to dilate the eyes for an examination. If you have a central cataract, or need amblyopia treatment, then dilating drops can sometimes improve vision but other lonbger acting ones work better than tropicamide. ...Read more

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My son has tropicamide drops every day; what are the drops for?

Dilation of the eye: These drops cause dilation of the pupils. Typically they are used for dilating the eyes for examination. They can also be used after certain eye surgeries. Additionally they can be used to treat uveitis. ...Read more

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Would using tropicamide allow someone to see better in the dark? Better night vision?

Not really: Your pupil will dilate anyway in dim illumination so artificially dilating it with tropicamide is not necessarily. In addition, most of the adaptation to light conditions occurs in the cells in the retina. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Tropicamide (Definition)

Tropicamide is a ciliary muscle paralyzing agent which is a kind of eye ...Read more