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Why do I have to have my eyes dilated more than once a year

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Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Ophthalmology - Retinal Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Pathology?

The american academy of ophthalmology recommends yearly dilated exam after age 40.
If you have some kind of retinal pathology then your eye doctor may need to dilate more often than this. Better ask them.

In brief: Pathology?

The american academy of ophthalmology recommends yearly dilated exam after age 40.
If you have some kind of retinal pathology then your eye doctor may need to dilate more often than this. Better ask them.
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
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Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends

If you have any eye pathology, it is sometimes wise to have a dilated eye exam more than once a year. For example, people with diabetic retinopathy or macular degeneration may require more frequent complete eye exams to look for changes in the retina.

In brief: It depends

If you have any eye pathology, it is sometimes wise to have a dilated eye exam more than once a year. For example, people with diabetic retinopathy or macular degeneration may require more frequent complete eye exams to look for changes in the retina.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Dr. Theodore Wu
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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diabetic damage

When the diabetes is uncontrolled or when there is diabetes damage in the retina.

In brief: Diabetic damage

When the diabetes is uncontrolled or when there is diabetes damage in the retina.
Dr. Damien Luviano
Dr. Damien Luviano
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