cyclopentolate


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cyclopentolate

A drug used to dilate the pupils of the eyes for purposes of examination of the RETINA and other internal parts. A brand name is Mydrilate.
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Pharmacological options range from artificial tears and ocular lubricants, to mast cell stabilisers, topical analgesics (NSAIDs) and the therapeutic uses of cycloplegic drugs such as cyclopentolate.
One drop of 1% cyclopentolate (Sikloplejin[R], Abdi Ibrahim, Turkey) was applied to the right eye; 10 minutes later, under topical anesthesia with 0.5% proparacaine (Alcaine[R], Alcon, Belgium), 7 immobilized larvae were mechanically removed.
As described in Section 2.1, the eyes in the IND dataset were paralyzed using 0.5% cyclopentolate, and optimally corrected for astigmatism.
Treatment for anterior uveitis consisted of topical steroids (1.0% prednisolone acetate) 2-12 times per day and cycloplegics (cyclopentolate 1%) 1-3 times per day.
Although very rare and preventable in most cases, some eye drops such as antimuscarinics (atropine and cyclopentolate) (24-26) and cholinergic agents (pilocarpine) (27-28) are reported to induce psychotic reactions after excessive or even normal quantities.
Cycloplegic refraction was performed 40 minutes after instillation of 1% cyclopentolate twice, 2 minutes apart [19].
Refractive errors were identified using streak retinoscopy 30 min after instillation of 3 drops of 1% cyclopentolate (Sikloplejin[R]) (1 drop every 5 min).
Zhou, "Effects of cyclopentolate on form deprivation myopia in guinea pigs," Open Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
During the control examination after treatment of hyphema including cyclopentolate 1%, prednisolone acetate 1% and lomefloxacin 0.3%, anisocoria and mydriasis in the right eye were observed and the difference between both pupils was less in darkness.
After acuity testing, one drop of 0.5% proparacaine followed by a drop of 1% tropicamide and one drop of 1% cyclopentolate was administered.
At 40 weeks' postconceptional ages (PCA) (defined as the gestational age at birth plus the age in weeks at the time of examination), all the infants including premature and term infants underwent portable slit lamp, RetCam3 (Clarity Medical System, USA), ultrasonic A-scan biometry, and cycloplegic streak retinoscopy (cyclopentolate 0.5%) instilled at 10-minute intervals three times, 40 minutes before retinoscopy.