A small number of adults and children with
cataracts may benefit for a short time from eyedrops
that widen (dilate) the pupil. These eyedrops increase the amount of light
getting into the eye. They are sometimes used to help prevent
vision loss in very young children who need to wait for surgery to be done.
What to think about
There is currently no medicine
that will cure cataracts.
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Carol L. Karp, MD - Ophthalmology
August 24, 2011
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