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Can pupils stay dilated permanently with atropine?

Can pupils stay dilated permanently with atropine?

Usually not: The effects of Atropine usually wear off after several hours. It is unusual for pupils to be permanently dilated. However, if you have had surgery as you have indicated, that may affect the way that the pupils respond or the duration of response to atropine. ...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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How lonv will my pupils stay dilated after glaucoma test?

How lonv will my pupils stay dilated after glaucoma test?

Depends: Visual field testing doesn't require dilation. Oct can also be performed without dilation although in some patients the signal strength and accuracy of the measurements can improve with dilation. Optic nerve photography is also best performed dilated stereo photographs are preferable. Dilation can last fabout 2-10 hours depending on the drugs used and color of the iris. Blue is more sensitive. ...Read more

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How much time do my pupils stay dilated after my eye exam?

How much time do my pupils stay dilated after my eye exam?

Several hours: It really depends on the drops used at your doctors office. The standard drops used can keep pupils dilated between 4-6 hours. However, in some patients the drops can keep the pupils dilated for up to 24 hours. ...Read more

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How long does the pupil stay dilated with cyclopetolate eye drops?

How long does the pupil stay dilated with cyclopetolate eye drops?

Several hours: Up to 5 or 6 hours or more for susceptible people. ...Read more

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For how long should your pupil stay dilated after going to the eye doctor?

For how long should your pupil stay dilated after going to the eye doctor?

See below: The typical dilation drops used in the office for examination last for several hours after (longer in lighter-eyed individuals). Other therapeutic dilation drops that are prescribed can last days or weeks. ...Read more

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What could be causing my 6 year old's pupils to stay dilated? He has extreme light sensitivity. Pupils eventually dilate, but very slowly.

What could be causing my 6 year old's pupils to stay dilated?  He has extreme light sensitivity.  Pupils eventually dilate,  but very slowly.

Pupils dilated: Consider a toxic ingestion of a medication or poison. If he is acting otherwise normal then perhaps not likely, but if he had any other symptoms, such as altered mental status, vomiting, fever, etc then urgent medical attention may be warranted. A urine sample possibly could be used for testing for toxin exposure. ...Read more

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I have horners syndrome. How do they dilate pupils?

I have horners syndrome. How do they dilate pupils?

Horner's: We have meds that dilate the pupil but you have damage to the sympathetic nerve that they work on either centrally, congentially or peripherally. It is best to fix the cause if you can. ...Read more

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What could it mean if my 7 year old's pupils are always dilated?

Pupillary dilation: The pupillary dilation is likely normal but you should have a complete eye exam with a pediatric ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I am on medicine for add and it makes my pupils really dilated. Is there any way i can be avoid this?

Contact your doctor: Medications all have potential adverse reactions, and there is likely multiple choices to handle your problems. Since you do not list your medication, it is impossible to assess how to modify dosing or select alternatives. Have a lengthy visit with your doctor and assess other choices. ...Read more

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My pupils are always dilated. People are always accusing me of being on drugs or something. Is there any simple meds to shrink them back?

Dilated pupils: Dilated pupils can be caused by medication, specifically anti depressents or anti histamines. Treatment is usually removing the cause. ...Read more

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Do your pupils dilate when you od? Not sure if i've taken too much but they're really dilated & i'm tired & feel wierd. Don't want to waste ambos time

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Go to hospital now: Different drugs have different effects (on your eyes). Given your description, it's best that you get evaluated immediately so go to your closest emergency department. Have someone else drive you there or call 911. You don't want to go unconscious while driving and then injure someone else. ...Read more

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What causes dilated pupils and racing pulse?

Adrenaline surge...: Adrenaline is the principal mediator of the "fight or flight" response. This prepares your body for immediate action. Pupils dilate to increase light transmission, heart rate and blood pressure go up and blood is shunted away from other organs to the skeletal muscles. If this occurring in the absence of a stimulus, it is likely due to hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. Check for Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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What drugs cause your pupils to dilate?

What drugs cause your pupils to dilate?

Dilation: Many drugs can cause pupil dilation. Some include cocaine, amphetamines, and MDMA. Additionally, some non-illicit/ recreational medications such as anticholinergics and antidepressents can cause dilation. ...Read more

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Please help! what happens when your pupils dilate?

Dilation: occurs because of contraction of radial muscle, (controlled by sympathetic nervous system). ...Read more

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Please answer! what would cause your pupils to not dilate?

Pupils dilate and: constrict under control of cranial nerve 2 and 3. 2nd senses light and 3d adjusts pupil to control light input. No dilation = deficit in one or the other or a medication in the eye has poisoned muscle function. Would be very unlikely to inadvertently notice that both pupils do not dilate. Close eyes in bright room then open while friend observes. If they constrict they must have been dilated. ...Read more

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Why does your pupil dilate?

Pupil: Because a part of the autonomic nervous system (sympathetic) , when stimulated, will caused two sets of muscles in your iris to change the diameter of the whole in the center (the pupil). ...Read more

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Why do the pupils dilate when taking hallucinogenic drugs?

Pupils dilate: Good question for wikipedia. Depends on the drug as many things make them dilate but by different mechanisms. ...Read more

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What is a blue pill from korea that causes your pupils to dilate?

?Pharmacist?: Maybe a pharmacist could help you to identify this. ...Read more