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What do you call the sunglasses that you get after getting your eyes dilated at the eye doctor?

What do you call the sunglasses that you get after getting your eyes dilated at the eye doctor?

"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 more

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How to get your eyes dilated?

How to get your eyes dilated?

Proper drops: The ophthalmologist has a variety of drops that can dilate the eye, of various strengths depending upon the goal. If your eyes dilate spontaneously, you should be evaluated for the cause. ...Read more

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How can you get your eyes dilated?

How can you get your eyes dilated?

See eye doc: Dilation is done to evaluate the internal structures of the eye by an eye doctor. They use eye drops to do this. The drops are not available to the public. ...Read more

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I'm getting my eyes dilated and i was wondering could they get stuck dilated?

I'm getting my eyes dilated and i was wondering could they get stuck dilated?

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

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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 ?

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 ?

Co incident: Bright lights can trigger migraine in migraine sufferer. It is likely that with pupillary dilitation more light went in eyes and triggered your migraine. If now you are getting frequent migraines you should see a neurologist. ...Read more

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Drugs never made me feel different. I get the racing heartbeat, dilated eyes, after effects but no feeling happy, hallucinations; is something wrong?

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

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When you get your eyes dilated can doctor see lesions? when eyes are dilated can you see behind optic nerve?

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