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What To Expect Getting My Eyes Dilated
Blurred vision: Dilation typically lasts between 4-6 hours. During this time, more light will enter the eye, making things seem brighter. Additionally, the focusing muscles of the eyes are temporarily paralyzed. This causes near vision (as well as distance vision in some individuals) to be blurred until the dilation wears off. You may want to bring someone to drive you if this is your first time being dilated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Never heard of or seen that with regular dilation. Some drops can take weeks to wear off though. Causes of dilated eyes staying dilated would be trauma, inflammation, addie's tonic pupil, brain lesion, infection in the eyes, and possibly constant exposure to some chemical or something in the environment. ...Read more
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 ?
Drugs never made me feel different. I get the racing heartbeat, dilated eyes, after effects but no feeling happy, hallucinations; is something wrong?
Perhaps your body: is telling you something. Recreational drugs can be fun, but they are bad for you. If you don't even have a "happy" time, why bother? Go find a healthy way to have a "happy." ...Read more
When you get your eyes dilated can doctor see lesions? when eyes are dilated can you see behind optic nerve?
Yes and No: Yes a dilated eye examination facilitates examining the retina, it's blood vessels, optic nerve, & the vitreous humor. Any abnormalities or lesions will be identified as well. Sometimes mor sophisticated imaging techniques may also be utilized (ultrasound, optical coherence tomography, flourescein angiography). However a dilated exam will not allow viewing behind the eyeball where the optic n exit ...Read more
Had eye exam and picture of eyes, doctor said I have a spot/freckle behind eye, said not to worry but need to get dilated to see it better. Am worried?
Yes: No problem with that at all. Don't worry. ...Read more
"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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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