Astigmatism

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Astigmatism
Astigmatism

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Astigmatism 101: Soup spoon vs. Teaspoon

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Astigmatism keeps many people from wearing soft contact lenses. Enough already! What is astigmatism?!?

First things first. Let’s start with a perfect uncorrected 20/20 eye. This eye clearly “sees” an object because the eye is precisely focusing light…

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 Astigmatism 101: Soup spoon vs. Teaspoon

One of the most mystical terms used in ophthalmology is astigmatism. Well, what is it? Uncorrected astigmatism is a frequent reason why people cannot see clearly. Okay, but what is it? Astigmatism keeps many people from wearing soft contact lenses. Enough already! What is astigmatism?!?

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The main symptom of astigmatism is blurred vision. It occurs because the cornea at the front of the eye is unevenly curved. Eyesight problems, such as astigmatism, are also known as refractive errors. Astigmatism is a common condition that can be corrected by glasses or contact lenses, or cured with laser eye surgery.

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