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I had my eyes dilated for a routine examination today. I am wondering if I should be concerned that my pupils are returning to pre-dilation conditions at different rates. I have one normal pupil and one far from normal.
If you have always had normal and symmetrical pupils, they probably have returned to normal. Dilating drops can reach our eyes in different doses, so the transient "recovery" may be asymmetrical.
Answered by: Charles P. Wilkinson, MD
Categories: General Eye Health
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Answered: Dec 01, 2012
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