Pharmacologically Dilated Pupil
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When drugs which dilate the pupil are intentionally or accidentally instilled into the eye, the large mydriatic pupil reacts poorly to light and the near reflex. The commonest topical dilating medications used in clinical practice are the atropine-like drops tropicamide and cyclopentolate, the former being the shortest acting.

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Core Principles

1. Ocular Anatomy

2. Ophthalmic History

3. Measuring Visual Acuity

4. External Inspection / Eyelids

5. Everting The Eyelids

6. Anterior Segment

7. Pupillary Reflexes (and Dilatation)

8. Ocular Motility

9. Visual Fields

10. Direct Ophthalmoscopy

Ophthalmology in Practice

1. Red Eye Introduction

2. Red Eye Diagnosis

3. Visual Failure Introduction

4. Gradual Loss of Vision

5. Sudden Loss of Vision

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