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Will I be able to drive after my eyes are dilated?

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Dilating your pupils with eye drops does cause temporary blurring of vision and increased light sensitivity.  You may be more comfortable having someone accompany you to the office so that he or she can drive you home.  The major effect of the eye drops generally wears off after 3 to 4 hours in most people.  We suggest you bring sunglasses.

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Dilating your pupils with eye drops does cause temporary blurring of vision and increased light sensitivity.  You may be more comfortable having someone accompany you to the office so that he or she can drive you home.  The major effect...
 

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