Astigmatism

Astigmatism – Blurred Vision and other common symptoms

June 12, 2011

As anyone with astigmatism can tell you, the effects when untreated can be quite taxing to the patient who suffers from the condition. In fact the symptoms of astigmatism can affect him or her who suffers a great deal. For example many astigmatism patients are unable to drive at night due to a contributing condition [...]

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Astigmatism definition and guide to living with astigmatism

June 12, 2011

If you currently suffer from astigmatism or if you believe that you may be experiencing the common symptoms of astigmatism you will want to avoid activities that may worsen the condition. Be sure your eyes receive plenty of rest, especially when they’re feeling especially strained. Allow yourself the proper amount of reading light to see [...]

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Astigmatism Meaning and Definition

June 12, 2011

Astigmatism is a very common condition that affects the vision of approximately 80% of all people. This condition occurs due to an irregular curvature of the cornea, or front surface of the eye. Astigmatism is often referred to as a refractive error, because the curvature of the cornea causes light to be focused away from [...]

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Dealing with Severe Astigmatism Symptoms

June 12, 2011

Even though astigmatism is relatively common, having severe astigmatism can leave you in a total blur. This condition is a result of an abnormally shaped cornea or lens, which causes light to focus before or after the retinal surface. When light is not focused directly on the retina, it results in blurred vision at any [...]

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Eye Exercises – Cure Astigmatism without Surgery

June 12, 2011

It’s natural to be skeptical of treatments that claim to do more than logic tells us is possible. When those who are seeking to improve their vision and correct their astigmatism naturally, most are hesitant to believe that eye exercises can actually cure astigmatism. The truth of the matter is that eye exercises can improve [...]

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FAQ – Astigmatism Eye Corrections

June 12, 2011

If you currently suffer from astigmatism then you already know the frustrations that accompany the condition. Seeing objects blurred or doubled is troubling enough without the added frustrations of headaches, dizziness, or sensitivity to light. So what to do about it? Let us discuss treatment or correction options. A corneal astigmatism occurs with the cornea [...]

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FAQ – Can I have laser eye surgery with astigmatism?

June 12, 2011

Yes. Not only can you have eye surgery with astigmatism, LASIK eye surgery has proven that this non-evasive procedure is the number one choice among those suffering from a severe astigmatism. Astigmatism occurs with the cornea of the eye is elliptical instead of spherical. The oblong shape of the cornea does not allow the light [...]

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FAQ – Can Laser Eye Surgery Correct Astigmatism?

June 12, 2011

In the search to correct the symptoms associated with astigmatism, there are several options to consider. While many people opt to treat their astigmatism symptoms through the use of contact lenses or eyeglasses, these are not permanent corrective measures. One of the only methods of permanently correcting astigmatism is through the application of surgical intervention. [...]

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How to Effectively Manage Astigmatism

June 12, 2011

Before we discuss possible condition management techniques, let us first cover the topic of what exactly astigmatism is, why we get them, and how we might get rid of them? Astigmatism occurs with the cornea or lens of the eye is damaged, diseased, or deformed. The associated damage, disease or scar tissue creates a irregularity [...]

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Is There a Cure for Astigmatism?

June 12, 2011

Yes, there is a cure for astigmatism! This common eye condition can range in severity from mild to severe and can greatly affect your vision. Once you have been properly evaluated by your eye doctor, it’s important to discuss the available methods of treating astigmatism so you can correct your vision and get back to [...]

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