Insight: The Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses
Mydriatics cause pupil dilation by blocking the responses to the sphincter muscle of the iris from cholinergic stimulation. Cycloplegics paralyze the action of the ciliary muscles thereby prohibiting accommodation of the lens.
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Fishbaugh J. Lessons on dilation. Insight: The Journal of the American Society of Ophthalmic Registered Nurses. April 1994;19(1):30-32 3p.
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