The side effects of the 0.01% atropine eye drops should not be compared with the side effects that can occur with (100 times stronger) 1% eye drops.
The major studies on the subject have not described any serious side effects, however:
Allergic reactions in 4.5% of patients
Glare in 1.5%
Quelle: Chua et al, Ophthalmology, 2006
Contact lenses have the general risks of wearing contact lenses, especially the risk of infection.
Please attend all the follow-up appointments so that we can examine your child’s eyes regularly and contact us at any time if your child complains about new symptoms.