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I'm sorry you're going through this. It's always scary when we have a problem with our eyes!The first thing to clarify is this: Is it...
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Most of the focusing power in the eye occurs along the front surface of the eye, at the cornea (the clear 'window' in the front of the eyeball), or...
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The cause of astigmatism is almost always unknown and not associated with an external or genetic cause. A rare cause of higher levels of...
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Astigmatism can be hereditary and is often present at birth. It can also result from pressure from the eyelids on the cornea, incorrect posture, or...
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People with undetected astigmatism often experience headaches, fatigue, eyestrain, and blurred vision at all distances. While these symptoms may not...
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Astigmatism is a common eye condition that's easily corrected by eyeglasses, contact lenses, or surgery. Astigmatism is characterized by an irregular...
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Astigmatism is a condition in which blurred vision is caused by the cornea being shaped more like a football than spherical. Astigmatism may be...
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