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Treatment for astigmatism - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help youi
User :   hi
User :   i wanted to about some eye related problem
Doctor :   carry on
User :   a friend said that she can't see parallel lines
User :   i could n't understand that
User :   could u explain
Doctor :   I would like to know more information
Doctor :   about the complaint
Doctor :   ask your friend to login
Doctor :   and chat withus
Doctor :   as because we are not examining the patient atleast the first hand information is good
User :   she gave an example that if a person stands between two pillars she finds it hard to distinguish
User :   she has to wear special lenses
User :   i just wanted to know if that was hereditry,
Doctor :   it is something related to astigmatism
Doctor :   but i want to know more before i commit myself
Doctor :   what is the refractive error
User :   i think that was term she wanted to tell me, but it was not coming to her mind
Doctor :   the cornea on the eye is not regular
User :   i don't about the refractive error
Doctor :   and it causes this problem
User :   ok
Doctor :   the lens is cylindrical rather than spherical one
Doctor :   which usually people use
Doctor :   she can know more if she come and chat with us or leave a query at us
User :   yes she did mention that it was n't regular kind
Doctor :   no particular precautions
User :   i don't think i can ask her ,
Doctor :   just using the glasses regularly
Doctor :   is fine
Doctor :   and checking with optometrist
Doctor :   every one year
User :   well i most likely will be marrying her, just wanted to know if that problem is complicated
User :   or hereditory
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with
Doctor :   thanks for consulting, bye
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