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 Cure: Exercises to Treat Astigmatism Naturally

June 12, 2011

There are several methods to choose from when deciding how to properly treat your astigmatism. You could choose to correct your vision using eyeglasses or contact lenses, but these methods are not permanent and can be a hassle. Surgery is an option for permanent correction, but it can also be costly and painful. One method [...]

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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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An Overview of Astigmatism in Children

June 12, 2011

Every parent wants to do the best they can to keep their children healthy and happy, so when your child begins to exhibit signs that they may have astigmatism its important gain a thorough understanding of this condition. It’s important to first note that astigmatism itself is not a disease, but rather a condition that [...]

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Lentricular Astigmatism Causes

June 12, 2011

What is lentricular astigmatism and how is it different from corneal astigmatism? The difference is in which part of the eye is being affected. Lentricular astigmatism is the result of a misshapen or scared lens, whereas corneal astigmatism is the result of a misshapen or scared cornea. The cornea and the lens work together to [...]

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What is High Astigmatism?

June 12, 2011

When astigmatism is considered to be severe, it is commonly referred to as a high astigmatism. Astigmatism is a condition where the eye is misshapen, which causes uniform blurred vision at all distances. Similar to the shape of an American football, the astigmatic eye cannot properly focus light on the retina which can cause blurred [...]

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High Astigmatism Treatments

June 12, 2011

A survey of the normal human eye was conducted and as a result researchers discovered that the majority of us are born with some degree of astigmatism. Indeed the normal human eye registers a baseline corneal astigmatism of 0.25 to 0.50 diopters So what is a corneal astigmatism? A corneal astigmatism occurs when the cornea [...]

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High Astigmatism Causes

June 12, 2011

High astigmatism is a severe form of the common eye condition referred to as astigmatism. The vision problems associated with astigmatism are a result of a misshapen cornea or lens in the eye. Most sufferers of astigmatism complain of blurred vision and difficulty focusing on objects, at all distances, headaches and fatigue. In the event [...]

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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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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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