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Cycloplegia

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In order to change focus the lens bulges out.
In children the muscles are very active resulting in big changes ...
... making it very difficult to test a child’s eyes.
To obtain a more accurate measurement drops relax the muscles.
The drops take 30 minutes to work.
Vision will be effected, particularly when reading ...
... but will return to normal in about 12 hours.

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