What is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is an optical defect in which vision is blurred due to the inability of the optics of the eye to focus a point object into a sharp focused image.

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i have a -1d glasses with astigmatism correction, if i use it for my usual close up screen viewing, my vision gets terrible when i take the glasses...

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It does cause problems in near vision if you wear a cylindrical lens given for...

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my son is 4 and a half yr old .he is unable to sit on one place more than 10 minute .he is unable to concentrate also. he easily forgets what has...

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your description is suggestive of AHAD attention deficit hyperactivity activity syndrome with dyslexia, please visit pediatric neurologist near to...

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Hello, I have nystagmus ever since i was born. I have been wearing RGP contact lenses for 20 years now. I read an article that Soft contact lenses...

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Soft contact lenses do work for astigmatism and they can be used in case of nystagmus.
If the refractive power...

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