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mydriasis

 [mĭ-dri´ah-sis]
great dilatation of the pupil.

my·dri·a·sis

(mi-drī'ă-sis),
Dilation of the pupil.
[G.]

mydriasis

(mĭ-drī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Dilation of the pupil of the eye, especially when excessive or prolonged, usually as a result of trauma, a medical disorder, or a drug.

my·dri·a·sis

(mi-drī'ă-sis)
Dilation of the pupil.
[G.]

mydriasis

Widening (dilatation) of the pupil of the eye, usually as a result of instillation of a mydriatic drug, such as ATROPINE or CYCLOPENTOLATE.

mydriasis

1. Dilatation of the pupil. 2. The condition of an eye having an abnormally large pupil diameter (5 mm in daylight). The condition may be due to a paralysis of the sphincter pupillae muscle, to an irritation of the sympathetic pathway, to a drug (e.g. atropine, homatropine), or to adaptation to darkness. See miosis; dilator pupillae muscle; mydriatic; pupil.

my·dri·a·sis

(mi-drī'ă-sis)
Dilation of the pupil.
[G.]
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Effects of mydriatic agents in cockatoos, African gray parrots, and blue-fronted Amazon parrots.
Comparative use of various mydriatic drugs in kestrels (Falco tinnunculus).
These results demonstrate that the anterior chamber depth increased significantly in the subjects who received mydriatics when compared to the control group (_p = 0.000).
These findings indicate that the central EDI-OCT measurements decreased significantly in the subjects who received mydriatics when compared to the control group (p = 0.000), but no significant difference was detected among the tropicamide, phenylephrine, and cyclopentolate groups in terms of choroidal thinning.
The IOP of the mydriatic eye did not exhibit a difference between the groups.
Burnier Jr., "Mydriatic and cardiovascular effects of phenylephrine 2.5% versus phenylephrine 10%, both associated with tropicamide 1%," Ophthalmic Research, vol.
To study and evaluate the role of corticosteroids, antimicrobials and mydriatics during IOL implantation.
Oral Acetazolamide was prescribed as a mydriatic in all the cases, 94% of the cases were prescribed Homatropine eye drops as a mydriatic agent.
(7) If used at an excessive dose, NMBAs used in birds as mydriatic agents can have systemic adverse effects, represented by eyelid, neck, and hindlimb muscle paralysis, and possible death.
In 1 study in kestrels (Falco tinnunculus), the mydriatic effect of topical administration of 3 different NMBAs (alcuronium chloride, pancuronium bromide, and vecuronium bromide) was evaluated.
AAU often responds quickly to treatment with steroids and mydriatic eye drops with no lasting adverse effect on vision and frequently no identifiable cause.