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The duration of dilation of pupil would depend on what dilating eye drops were put.
one eye is fine, the other is still dilated....
Most often tropicamide eye drops are used and pupillary dilation would last anywhere from 6-10 hours with this.
would the fact that assistant put two drops in the affected eye have any affect?
How much of a difference is there between the two eyes? Is it still grossly dilated in one eye, say 8 mm?
No putting two drops would not have any additional effect.
one pupil is definitely bigger than the other and my vision is unclear in that eye, which is usually clearer than the other
If there is a difference of 1-2 mm between the two pupils then I would not be very concerned. Yes, the vision will remain blurred till the effect of the dilating drops is completely worn out.
sorry, can't really measure the pupils! could it be "stuck" and if so is there a way to relax it?
I don't think you need to be very concerned at the moment as far as the pupil size is concerned. You can wait far a day for it to be back to its original size ( which usually does in almost all the cases).
ok then. thank you for your time....
Since you mentioned that the vision in that eye was better before dilation, I am sure there is absolutely no problem with the pupil in that eye.
It is a matter of time before the effect of the eye drops wears out.
Once the pupil is back to its size the vision will also get restored.
Does that answer your question?
yes, thank you....
You are most welcome.
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