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why did i get astigmatism vision at age 19?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Astigmatism: Means that the front surface of the eye is not perfectly spherical. In other words, more like the side of an egg than an orange. Most eyes have astigmatism. If you have significant astigmatism, your vision will be blurred and you will need glasses or contact lenses to see well.

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