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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Can low astigmatism cause vision problem to see near?

hi i am rao umair optometrist from pakistan sir please tel me what are significance of low astigmatism in young patians when they do our near work becaus i have a lot of patians who complain when they do our near work feel eye fatigue and they stop our work i checked they are suffering astigmatism very miner degree just - +0.50 or + -0.75 not more then please answer me

thanks a lot rao umair alam

Tue, 15 Apr 2014
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If astigmatism is present ,Even as mall cylindrical defect it may be.It is tobe added to near vision correction,
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