A 29-year-old member asked:
do they always have to dilate your eyes in order to diagnose astigmatism and prescribe glasses?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Ophthalmology
No: Sometimes a dilated cycloplegic refraction is more accurate in young patients.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Have an astigmatism in both eyes. Will i need to get contacts or glasses?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Either: You can correct astigmatism either way. You need to correct it if you are unhappy with your vision.
5356 viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 23, 2014
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