Q. Why are my eyes dilated for the past four days?

Answered by
Dr. Manjunath Natarajan
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 01, 2018

Hello doctor,

My eyes are very dilated. I am 18 years old and female and around 105 lbs. It is happening for past four days. Currently, I am taking Naproxen and some other medicine for periods.



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Did you use any drops? Or any trauma?

The Probable causes:

Physiological causes, autonomic disorder (local or generalized).

Investigations to be done:

Slit lamp examination, CT scan head and brain.

Differential diagnosis:

Adie's pupil.

Probable diagnosis:

Physiological mydriasis.

Treatment plan:

Observation, slit lamp examination.

Preventive measures:

Sunglasses, lights inside car while driving, avoid recreational drugs and caffeine.

Regarding follow up:

For more information consult an eye care ophthalmologist online.--->

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