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Question:
Is it safe to fly after having your eyes dilated?   

Answer:
Absolutely. A pressurized cabin will have no effect either way on your eyes after dilation. Now if you are flying the plane—I would wait for the dilation to wear off! 

Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MDDr. Jeffrey Whitman

Categories: General Eye Health

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