• Astigmatism

    What is Astigmatism?

    Astigmatism occurs when the cornea is irregularly shaped – like a football or a teaspoon – preventing light from converging on the retina. Parts of the image may focus on the retina, while others focus behind it or in front of it. This has the effect of bending light inconsistently and causing blurred or distorted images. Astigmatism can occur alone or in addition to either nearsightedness or farsightedness.

    Astigmatism Treatments

    You can correct your astigmatism by the following options:

    • Glasses
    • Contacts
    • LASIK
    • Lens Implants
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