At this time, there is nothing available for reversal of dilation. People who get dilated will still need to wear their sunglasses and to put off reading for a couple of hours until the effects of the dilation drops wear off.
Typically, the drops used to perform a normal examination of the eye make the pupil dilate very quickly, in about 15 or 20 minutes, and the effect disappears in about an hour and a half.
Eye dilation also makes your vision blurry and your eyes more light sensitive, which, for a few hours, can affect your ability to drive or work. So if eye dilation is greatly inconvenient, ask your doctor about arranging another appointment.
This is because Visine makes a basic mistake: it temporarily addresses the patient's symptom (redness) without adequately solving the underlying cause (which may vary). And it can be even worse for contact lens wearers, because Visine can also dilate a patient's pupils when used too much.
Dilating eye drops used for examination of the eyes usually last anywhere from 4 to 24 hours. This depends on the strength and type of the drop, and on the individual patient. Dilation can last longer in people with lighter colored eyes, and in some cases, may last longer than 24 hours.
Eye dilation can sometimes result in a temporary condition called cycloplegia. Cycloplegia is paralysis of the eye muscle that allows a person to focus. For most people, cycloplegia occurs only while the eye dilation drops are taking effect. In rare cases, eye dilation may cause cycloplegia to last for several days.
Tropicamide is used to dilate (enlarge) the pupil so that the doctor can see into the back of your eye. It is used before eye examinations, such as cycloplegic refraction and examination of the fundus of the eye. Tropicamide may also be used before and after eye surgery.
Pupil dilation tends to last longer in people with lighter colored eyes since brown pigment in the iris is essentially the only eye pigment, blue eyes lack significant color and gain their blue shade from light reflecting in the iris.
There is almost no cycloplegic effect. Maximal mydriasis occurs in 60 - 90 minutes with recovery after 5 - 7 hours. The mydriatic effects of phenylephrine can be reversed with thymoxamine.
Light sensitivity and blurry vision at near are common side effects. Both these gradually go away within 4 to 6 hours. Sunglasses can help decrease sensitivity to light after a dilated eye exam. Children can go back to school, but teachers should expect them to have blurry vision while reading.
The most common reason for dilated pupils is low light in a dark room since lower light causes your pupils to grow. Dilated pupils are also caused by drug use, sexual attraction, brain injury, eye injury, certain medications, or benign episodic unilateral mydriasis (BEUM).
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