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What is the dilation checking for?

What is the dilation checking for?

What is the dilation checking for?

Optometrists and ophthalmologists dilate pupils in order to fully assess your ocular health.  It holds the pupil open wide so the doctor is able to shine lights into your eyes without obstructed views from the pupil getting smaller in the light.  The doctor assess for any retinal changes, macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts, and vascular issues, just to name a few.