Ask an Eye M.D. Answer Archive
Please read our important medical disclaimer.
Can over use of sleep medicine cause pupil dilation in one eye only?
No, generally not. Any systemic medication that can have an impact in pupil function should affect both eyes. Unequal pupils, while often normal, can be a sign of a serious problem and evaluation by your Eye M.D. is recommended.
Answered by: David K. Coats, MD
Categories: Eye Health Conditions
Have a question that hasn't been answered yet? Ask it!
Answered: Jun 03, 2013
Search for Questions & Answers
Meet Our Experts
- Your questions are answered by more than two dozen members of the American Academy of Ophthalmology who volunteer their time with EyeSmart.