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Do they always have to dilate your eyes in order to diagnose astigmatism and prescribe glasses?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: No

Sometimes a dilated cycloplegic refraction is more accurate in young patients.

In brief: No

Sometimes a dilated cycloplegic refraction is more accurate in young patients.
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