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Pupil Dilation after Eye Exam Symptoms

It is normal for a pupil to remain dilated for a few hours after an eye exam. Some medications cause the pupil to remain dilated for a much longer period.

Symptoms of pupil dilation after eye exam include:

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Last Updated: Apr 29, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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