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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Hi risk!: People with high astigmatism are the toughest to fit properly with contact lens. Please see an eyecare provider to fit you well and recheck the fit a ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
31 years experience General Practice
Tonometry=glaucoma: Tonometry checks the eye pressure looking for a disease called glaucoma (high pressure). To check: the eye is 'numbed' with drops and device attached ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Niraj Patel
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Astigmatism: Not usually. If you are in the field, you can look at the mires of tonometry to see if there is astigmatism, but there are better methods including re ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
No: A tonometry test determines the pressure in your eye. Astigmatism is most commonly determined with a refraction, the test to find your glasses prescr ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Kasper
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Refractive Error: Easiest treatment is eyeglasses to correct vision. Contact lenses, and Laser surgery are possible depending on the degree of the problem.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
22 years experience Ophthalmology
Topography: The most accurate way is to do a topography - a machine shines rings of light onto your eye and then analyses the reflection. It then creates a surfac ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlene Wust-smith
32 years experience Pediatrics
Serial neuro exams: In addition to being followed by a pediatric ophthalmologist I would make sure that you have a good pediatric neurologist and a pediatrician coordinat ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: The internet tests are only approximate. The optometrist will supply a better answer and the best will come from an ophthalmologist. If the increase ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Oval eye shape: Refractive errors require either plus (farsighted) or minus (nearsighted) glasses + an extra amount if the eye is oval in shape (astigmatism). These ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Corneal curvature: Astigmatism just means that your cornea is not perfectly spherically shaped and instead has different curvatures in different directions (kind of like ... Read More
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