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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.
Current as of: January 24, 2022
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Carol L. Karp MD - Ophthalmology
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