The process of expanding or enlarging.
(n) the act of opening up wider (e.g., dilation of the pupils of the eyes, the bronchial tubes of the lungs, etc.)
the act of expanding an aperture; "the dilation of the pupil of the eye"
A painless procedure where medicated eye drops are used to enlarge the pupil to allow for the fundus to be examined. This is an excellent means of detecting signs of diseases in both the eye and the body.
The process of the pupil enlarging to allow more light to reach the retina. Can also be chemically induced by the doctor to allow easier examination of the interior of the eye
a process, when performed on the pupil of the eye, which allows visualization of the anatomic structures behind the iris in the back of the eye. Doctors use mydriatics, pharmaceutical drops that act upon the muscles of the iris, to enlarge the pupil diameter.
Dilating the eyes enables the doctor to do a dilated fundus examination to determine the health of the retinal tissue at the back of the eyes.
A condition in which a body cavity, tube, artery, pupil of the eye, or opening is enlarged or stretched as a result of a normal physiological process or because of disease or a medical procedure.
A process by which the pupil is temporarily enlarged with special eye drops ( mydriatic); allows the eye doctor to better view the inside of the eye.
Enlarging the diameter of a strictured area by passing tubes of gradually increasing width through the strictured area.
A process by which the pupil is temporarily enlarged with special eye drops (mydriatic); allows the eye care specialist to better view the fundus.
Process of enlarging a passage or anastomosis
A process by which the pupil is enlarged. Allows more light to the interior of the eye.
A process in which eye drops are applied, temporarily enlarging the pupil. This allows the eye care specialist to better view the inside of the eye and through the pupil to your optic nerve.
The act of dilating or enlarging the lumen of a hollow structure.