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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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What excatly is pinpoint pupils?

What excatly is pinpoint pupils?

Very small pupils: Here's a picture of a pinpoint pupil (a very small pupil) http://pinterest.Com/pin/1829656070223741/. ...Read more

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What can cause off-center pupils?

What can cause off-center pupils?

Interesting question: This may be caused by an intracranial lesion. This symptom warrants an exam with an ophthalmologist. If you do not know of one have your primary care physician refer you to one. ...Read more

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Why are my pupils two different sizes?

See Doctor : It is important that you go to the emergency room of your local hospital and have a doctor examine you right away . ...Read more

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How is it that someone's pupils might be blown?

Several things: The most common reason for enlarged pupils is they made a recent trip to an eye doctor who used pupilary dilators. Much less common is exposure to certain drugs which can do this which includes purposeful treatment with dilators for certain conditions like uveitis. Pupils are also blown in brain hemorrhage and obstructions especially after head trauma. ...Read more

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My pupils constantly keep changing, what can I do?

They are supposed to: Pupils are supposed to constantly change as they react to light and accommodate to help focus on a subject. ...Read more

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Please explain why might someone's pupils be blown?

Please explain why might someone's pupils be blown?

Blown pupils : Are dilated pupils. This can occur for a variety of reasons. Drugs, both legal and illegal, poisonings, and in conditions affecting the brain like head trauma, stroke, tumor or bleeding. ...Read more

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Do you think I should be worried about uneven pupils?

See your doctor: If this is a recent change you need to see a doctor asap. ...Read more