miotic


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miotic

[mī′äd·ik]
(pharmacology)
Causing miosis.
Any agent that causes miosis.
(physiology)
Of or pertaining to miosis.
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Denervation hypersensitivity is indicated when the pupil constricts upon instillation of weak miotic drops (for example pilocarpine 0.
The procedure of cataract surgery initially involves pupillary dilation and in cases of unresponsive miotic pupils, iris retractors may be used.
The diabetic eye exhibits a miotic pupil, (18-24) and it has been reported that pupil diameter becomes smaller with increasing duration of DM.
Although less widely used today, miotic therapy has been associated with an increased risk of falling.
A miotic agent may then be injected into the anterior chamber to help reposition the iris and sutures applied to secure the wound and prevent re-occurrence if necessary.
Significant alterations to pupil size can lead to diffuse visual field changes, so pupil diameter should have been recorded if the patient was known to be using miotic or mydriatic eyedrops.