Corneal

Corneal Astigmatism Causes

June 12, 2011

Before we cover the causes of corneal astigmatism let us first discuss why astigmatism occurs in the first place. Anyone who has ever attended a health sciences or anatomy class knows that our cornea refracts or bends the light that our retina receives and produces a focused image on the back of the eye for [...]

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Corneal Astigmatism Symptoms

June 12, 2011

A corneal astigmatism is a condition in which the cornea of the eye is misshapen or injured causing blurred vision, headaches, and sometimes dizziness. The corneal astigmatism may be treated with prescription corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses, or by way of a popular eye surgery known as LASIK. The symptoms associated with Corneal Astigmatism are [...]

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Corneal Astigmatism Treatments

June 12, 2011

Corneal Astigmatism occurs when the cornea of the eye is misshapen or injured. The cornea of a healthy eye is spherical, lays flat against the eye, and refracts light to the retina; creating an image on the back of the eye. When the cornea is damaged or misshapen by injury, heredity, or as the result [...]

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What is Corneal Astigmatism?

June 12, 2011

Corneal Astigmatism happens with the cornea that covers the eye is not smooth against the surface of the eye. The unfortunate result is blurred vision, at any distance. While treatment options are somewhat limited, a patient might either wear eyeglasses or contact lenses, it seems that surgery is also a popular treatment option. If you [...]

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