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

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.

Answered by: James H. Heltzer, MDDr. James M. Heltzer

Categories: Children's Eye Health

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Answered: Dec 03, 2012

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