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Reduction in mydriatic drop size in premature infants.
  1. S Wheatcroft,
  2. A Sharma and
  3. J McAllister
  1. Prince Charles Eye Unit, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, Berkshire.


    In a prospective study of 26 premature infants, 5 microliters microdrops were compared with standard 26 microliters eye drops of cyclopentolate 0.5% and phenylephrine 2.5%. There was no statistical difference in pupil dilatation. The 5 microliters microdrops have potentially fewer adverse effects in premature infants.

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