Atropine is an eye-drop which is used to dilate the pupil for extended periods of time. One drop may dilate the pupil for as long as one to two weeks. This eye-drop is infrequently given to calm the eye, and to reduce inflammation, following specific types of glaucoma surgery.
This website was written by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal, to better understand glaucoma & cataract. This information should not replace medical consultation.
This website was written in its entirety by Prof. Eytan Blumenthal to help glaucoma and cataract patients better understand their condition. This information is not medical advice, nor replaces medical consultation.