How Does An Optometrist Dilate Your Pupils?

Source: Health blog

What can you expect?

The process is simple. Once you get to your doctors office you will be given eye drops in both eyes they are not painful or irritating at all. The dilation process takes about 20 to 30 minutes to complete. Once your eyes are fully dilated you can expect them to be sensitive to light the bigger pupil takes in more light than the eye is used to. You will not be able to see objects that are close. This effect can last for a few hours so you should bring sunglasses to the visit so that you can wear them afterwards and find your way home. 

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