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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:
September 9, 2014
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
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