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What Do People With Astigmatism See at Night?

At night, people with astigmatism may see halos or streaks around lights. They may have distorted vision at night, making it difficult to drive. Astigmatism is both a common and treatable eye condition that results in blurred vision or other forms of vision distortion. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, one in three people […]

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LASIK With Astigmatism: How It Works, Success Rates & More

Individuals who have astigmatism can generally explore LASIK surgery as a solution. However, there are certain limitations depending on astigmatism type.  Many eye care specialists have the proper technology to treat individuals who have a relatively high level of astigmatism. Being a candidate for LASIK surgery has certain requirements.  Generally, nearsightedness can be treated up […]

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Testing for Astigmatism and What Comes Next

Astigmatism is a common refractive eyesight error, affecting up to a┬áthird of Americans. Most people with astigmatism do not experience symptoms because their condition is so mild. But if you have blurry vision with eye strain or headaches, astigmatism could be the cause. A comprehensive eye exam is the gold standard for testing for astigmatism, […]

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Is There a Cure for Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is a common eye condition characterized by blurry vision. Most people have at least a mild astigmatism and do not require any treatment. But if the issue is serious enough to warrant a trip to the eye doctor, corrective lenses can sharpen the vision and reduce eye discomfort. It is not a cure, but […]

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What is Astigmatism? Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Astigmatism is a vision problem that results from an irregular curvature of the cornea or the lens. The eye is usually spherical in people with normal vision. The cornea, the clear front part of the eye, has a regular semi-circular curvature while the lens is biconvex or semi-circular on both sides. In someone who has […]