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Old 12-05-2008, 09:43 PM   #1
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Weird Eyes

I have been taking care of my annual responsibilities to my body. I wanted to get it all done before the first of the year, but the hospital's streaming mammagram is down until after Jan. 6.

Anyway, I went to my (female, schooled at Notre Dom) optometrist, which I have to do for assorted health reason, and I do have 20/20 vision.

My question is...have any of you ever had your pupils dilated before? Man, it looks weird!

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Old 12-05-2008, 09:49 PM   #2
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My mother has it done once in a while. She looks like Mr. Burns did from the Simpsons when everyone thought he was an alien, when it was really just his nightly beauty ritual.
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Old 12-05-2008, 09:52 PM   #3
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Yep, my eye doc regularly does that to get a better look at my eyes and, yes, it's weird.

The first time my eyes were dialated was when I was about 8-years-old. You want weird? Do that to a child that age!!
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Old 12-05-2008, 10:38 PM   #4
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Had my done the first time I got contacts. I was 18 I think.
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Old 12-05-2008, 10:54 PM   #5
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My eye doc does it every time I have my eyes checked. Boy did I learn not to make an early morning appointment then go to work. I could not read anything on the computer for about 6 hours after the exam.
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Old 12-06-2008, 12:28 AM   #6
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I sure have and do every 6 months and by two different Doctors. One puts red dye in my arm and the room turns pink..lol then takes my picture with the brightest lights I have ever seen. It takes a couple of seconds to get my eyes open.
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Old 12-06-2008, 12:44 AM   #7
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I have only had it done once, last month. I just had a slight blurriness and sensitivity to light. I was expecting it to be much different, at least from what I had seen on "I Love Lucy."

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Old 12-06-2008, 08:01 AM   #8
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I don't get it done anymore as it causes headaches for me, even with the shades. I don't like the feeling either.
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Old 12-06-2008, 10:11 AM   #9
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Looking like an alien is a good description!
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Old 12-06-2008, 03:28 PM   #10
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i have mine done twice a year. since i have diabetes and it can affect the eyes big time. don't like the feeling either but gotta do it
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