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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

A comprehensive eye exam is the gold standard for testing for astigmatism, which is an irregular curvature of the eye’s cornea or lens. Your doctor will perform a series of examinations, including visual acuity, refraction and keratometry, to determine how your eyes focus light on the retina. Astigmatism is a common refractive eyesight error, affecting […]

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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 […]