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How long will tetracaine dilate a pupil?

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Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Anesthesiology

In brief: It should not dilate

Tetracaine is an ester local anesthetic that is commonly used to numb the eye.
Tetracaine usually does not cause pupillary dilation. Tetracaine is quickly eliminated and should not last for more than an hour.

In brief: It should not dilate

Tetracaine is an ester local anesthetic that is commonly used to numb the eye.
Tetracaine usually does not cause pupillary dilation. Tetracaine is quickly eliminated and should not last for more than an hour.
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
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