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How much should pupils react to light? When I turn light on they get a little smaller then right back to normal. They usually react better. Is it ok?
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sounds normal
As long as you don't feel any discomfort with the light, then the pupil reaction is normal.
It doesn't have to constrict completely, just enough to protect you.

In brief: Sounds normal
As long as you don't feel any discomfort with the light, then the pupil reaction is normal.
It doesn't have to constrict completely, just enough to protect you.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes this is OK
Normally your pupils will enlarge (dilate) in the dark and get smaller in the light.
When you turn the lights on in a dark room your pupils may get small and then rebound a bit (hippus) but they probably are still slightly smaller in the light. What you are describing is very normal.

In brief: Yes this is OK
Normally your pupils will enlarge (dilate) in the dark and get smaller in the light.
When you turn the lights on in a dark room your pupils may get small and then rebound a bit (hippus) but they probably are still slightly smaller in the light. What you are describing is very normal.
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
Dr. Stephen Khachikian
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