• Is dilation required for the regular check-up of an 11-year-old who has mild myopia?


    Question:

    Is dilation required for the regular check-up of an 11-year-old who has mild myopia?


    Answer:

    Dilation is an important part of the eye exam in an 11-year-old. Dilation assists in an accurate determination of the degree of myopia, and is essential in screening for many diseases.


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