Astigmatism is a natural and commonly occurring cause of blurred or distorted vision that is usually associated with an imperfectly shaped cornea. People with undetected astigmatism often suffer from blurred vision, farsightedness, nearsightedness, fatigue and eyestrain.
HOW IS ASTIGMATISM DIAGNOSED?
Eye doctor can diagnose astigmatism with a thorough eye exam.
HOW IS ASTIGMATISM TREATED?
The treatment of this condition is conducted by an ophthalmologist who will prescribe corrective surgery. Also, procedures that can be used to install eyeglass lens so as to counteract the defective shape can be used.
DID YOU KNOW?
Nearly 3 in 100 children between the ages of five and 17 may have astigmatism