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Are there any possible negative effects of eye dilation?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
In brief: Light sensitivity
The principal one is sensitivity to light as the dilated pupil allows more light to enter the eye.
Dilation commonly disturbs the focus, especially at near. Rarely in older far sighted people, dilation can induce a type of glaucoma.

In brief: Light sensitivity
The principal one is sensitivity to light as the dilated pupil allows more light to enter the eye.
Dilation commonly disturbs the focus, especially at near. Rarely in older far sighted people, dilation can induce a type of glaucoma.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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