For the past 24 hours, my right eye has been dilated. I have had a cold for the past few days and sinuses are congested. Could the sinus congestion have caused my right eye to dilate? Should I be concerned about the eye dilation and seek medical attention?
Yes, if only one eye is dilated that could be cause for concern. I would definitely see an ophthalmologist to get it checked out. Worrisome signs that can be associated with this are a droopy eyelid, double vision, pain, loss of vision.
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