Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Is Eye-dilating Necessary at Every Exam?

If you go to an eye examination, you start with eye drops to dilate the eyes for better examination. It has become necessary for comprehensive eye tests.
The eye drops make the eye sight blurry for a few hours. The eyes are dilated and become itchy and annoying. But it is necessary for the examination.
The pupils are widened to provide the doctor a better view. It can show some eye problems which may not be otherwise visible.
The patients suffering from diabetes should have this test at least once in a year to check the condition of retinopathy, glaucoma or macular-degeneration.

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