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How long after an eye exam should I wait to look at the sun?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Forever

Looking at the sun is never a good idea.
It could be dangerous. You probably are referring to how long after a dilated exam can you go out on a sunny day. With sunglasses, you can go out immediately. You will be more comfortable generally after 6-10 hours when the drops have worn off and your pupillary dilation ends.

In brief: Forever

Looking at the sun is never a good idea.
It could be dangerous. You probably are referring to how long after a dilated exam can you go out on a sunny day. With sunglasses, you can go out immediately. You will be more comfortable generally after 6-10 hours when the drops have worn off and your pupillary dilation ends.
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