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Best Astigmatism Program
I want to get contacts, but I have astigmatism (don't see as sharply). What is the best brand for astignatism?
No: Astigmatism is due to irregular curvature in the cornea. The cornea focuses light onto the retina. Lutein is an antioxidant carotenoid that makes up some of the pigments in the retina, specifically the macula, the center-the part of the eye that senses light. Lutein supplements can reduce the risk of some age related retinal problems but have no effect on astigmatism or the health of the cornea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Born left eye astigmatism. Now right eye seems to be fading. What are the best most comprehensive tests for disease/problems for eyes?spare no expense
What is the best type of vision correction surgery for someone with astigmatism? I'm tired of wearing glasses and contacts, but I have severe astigmatism. What type of vision correction surgery would be best for me?
Our : Our laser technology has improved to the point that we can reliably treat mild to moderate amounts of regular astigmatism, but there are still patients with astigmatism who do not qualify for laser vision correction. The best way to determine if laser vision correction would be a safe and reliable way to treat your eyes is to seek a consultation. Your doctor will examine your corneas with several different methods in order to make this determination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer