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Is it common to have blurred vision with pupil dilation?
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Dr. Alfred H. Rivera
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Yes.
It is common, expected and practically universal.
Your pupil is dilated by the eye doctor in order to be able to get a better and more complete view of the back internal structures of your eye (retina, macula, optic nerve). The drug induced dilation temporarily paralyzes the muscles in the iris & ciliary body that one uses to properly focus resulting in temporary blurred vision mostly at near.

In brief: Yes.
It is common, expected and practically universal.
Your pupil is dilated by the eye doctor in order to be able to get a better and more complete view of the back internal structures of your eye (retina, macula, optic nerve). The drug induced dilation temporarily paralyzes the muscles in the iris & ciliary body that one uses to properly focus resulting in temporary blurred vision mostly at near.
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