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Anisocoria. Unequal Pupil Sizes – So What? in Medicine Hat

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ANISOCORIA (An – eye – so – cor – ee – ah)

Anisocoria, literally Greek for unequal pupils, describes a condition where the pupils of each eye are different in sizes. Approximately 25% of the population may have a noticeable degree of pupil inequality known as physiologic anisocoria. This pupil-size disparity may fluctuate in degree, be found to alternate between sides, and may disappear at times.

In rare cases, a disparity in pupils may be an indication of neurological disease.   

If a difference of pupil size has recently occurred or if you are concerned in any way, call us right away to book an eye examination with one of the doctors.

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(This article was adapted from Optometry Practice Information Systems)

Written by Dr. Clark Hyde

Dr. Clark Hyde graduated from the University of Waterloo School of Optometry in 2011. While in optometry school, he completed clinical externships in both Michigan and Utah, focusing on pediatrics and ocular disease.

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