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Why does the ophthalmologist dilate the pupil?
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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry
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Look at the retina without the pupils constricting when exposed to the light, at least that how it was once explained to me.

In brief: To get a better...
Look at the retina without the pupils constricting when exposed to the light, at least that how it was once explained to me.
Dr. Brandon Macy
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Dr. Michael Ham
Dilation makes the pupil larger and remain larger in light. This enables the eye doctor to look in the back/inside the eye through the large opening (dilated pupil) instead of a small opening. enables better and more complete exam.
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