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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.
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