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Mydriatics

A mydriatic is a medicine that causes the pupil of the eye to open (dilate). Mydriatic eyedrops are used during some types of eye exams. They may also be used to help treat inflammation of the eye or other eye problems.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
Current as of August 8, 2013

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Last Updated: August 08, 2013
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