U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 23-year-old female asked:

I am 23 years old female.i recently found that i have astigmatism 0.75 in left and 1 in right eye.when i wear glasses i see more starbusts and distorted lights than without glasses.is my astigmatism less than my current glasses?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
This question is best answered by seeing an ophthalmologist physician, who can thoroughly explain the cause and treatment of the astigmatism.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Jan 25, 2023


Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.