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A 40-year-old member asked:

My astigmatism getting worse with farsightedness, help?

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Dr. Hamid Sajjadi
Ophthalmology 41 years experience
Normal: Farsightedness with and without astigmatism is something you are born with. After age 38 the accommodative power of the lens decreases. People then "manifest' their hyperopic astigmatism. And it does seem to increase specially if it is significant amount, from age 38-45 rapidly. As long as you don't have any other eye diseases this is a normal phenomenon. See your ophthalmologist.

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