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Can astigmatism be cured?

Can astigmatism be cured?

Yes: Astigmatism is an irregularity of the cornea that is generally treated with glasses or contact lenses. It can be surgically 'cured' with laser vision corrrection ( lasik or prk ) or incisional corneal procedures. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Astigmatism (Definition)

Astigmatism is an eye condition that causes blurry vision because the eye is unable to focus light to a point and thus unable to produce a sharp ...Read more


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Astigmatism: how to cure permanently?

Astigmatism: how to cure permanently?

Surgical: To permanently eliminate astigmatism, you have to have surgery, either on the surface of the eye or inside the eye. For your age, if the degree of astimgatism is not unusally high, a surface procedure such as lasik is probably the best. Toric lenses can be implanted inside the eye for those patients who have cataracts and need cataract surgery. ...Read more

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Could you cure your astigmatism naturally?

Could you cure your astigmatism naturally?

No: There is no proven natural remedy or treatment for astigmatism. One can optically correct for astigmatism by wearing glasses, contact lenses, or having laser eye surgery. ...Read more

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Are there any exercises that can cure an astigmatism?

No: Astigmatism is when the front of your eye is shaped more like a football than a basketball. There is no exercise that can change this. Astigmatism is normal, meaning that most people have it, and is easily treated with glasses, contact lenses or laser. ...Read more

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Baby is 6 months and dr. Said that if has high grade astigmatism. How to improve or Cure it without corrective glasses?

Unusual case: What type of doctor made this diagnosis - I hope a pediatric ophthalmologist (not an optometrist). You should be seeing a pediatric ophthalmologist for a child this age. High astigmatism is very rare at this age and if it is indeed true, there are means to correct it but cure is not possible. ...Read more

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I had cataract and astigmatism in my both of my eyes. What are some surgical procedures to cure both?

I had cataract and astigmatism in my both of my eyes. What are some surgical procedures to cure both?

Lenses and incisions: Most patients can have their astigmatism and cataracts dealt with during their cataract surgery. There are lens implants that correct astigmatism, and incisions can also be used. In rare instances, lasik or prk may be needed as well. ...Read more

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