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What is cycloplegic refraction (cyclo exam)?

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Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Ophthalmology
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In brief: See below

Cycloplegic refraction is generally performed with children and sometimes teenagers to determine their best spectacle correction.
The use of special eyedrops helps to temporarily eliminate their ability to accomodate, thus giving a proper spectacle prescription. Seek out an eye doctor for more info and good luck!

In brief: See below

Cycloplegic refraction is generally performed with children and sometimes teenagers to determine their best spectacle correction.
The use of special eyedrops helps to temporarily eliminate their ability to accomodate, thus giving a proper spectacle prescription. Seek out an eye doctor for more info and good luck!
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
Dr. Mitchell Vogel
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Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Ophthalmology

In brief: Refraction

Cycloplegic refraction is when the pupils are dilated when a refraction is performed.
This is often necessary in children in order to prevent over-accommodation during refraction to obtain an accurate glasses prescription.

In brief: Refraction

Cycloplegic refraction is when the pupils are dilated when a refraction is performed.
This is often necessary in children in order to prevent over-accommodation during refraction to obtain an accurate glasses prescription.
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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