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How Stigmatism Can Be Cured
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
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
Im experiencing severe headache for almost 2 wks now & I was diagnosed with astigmatism. Is this normal for persons with astigmatism? How to cure ths?
I had cataract and astigmatism in my both of my eyes. What are some surgical procedures to cure both?
I have an eye problem.Blurry vision -300 with astigmatism.Im thinking of taking a medication like lutein.Can this cure my problem?
Astigmatism: Astigmatism is an eyeglass term for an eye with an oval curvature instead of being perfectly round. It is very common, and easily corrected with a reverse oval either in eyeglasses or contact lenses. It commonly changes very gradually over many years and rarely is severe enough to lower the vision. Your ophthalmologist can measure it and determine the proper correction. ...Read more
Possibly: Colored contacts can be found with corrective powers so you can improve the vision. They currently do not come with astigmatism correction (termed toric) so there will be some blur depending upon the degree of astigmatism. So you have to make a choice of the cosmetics of color change vs the need to see clearly. ...Read more
Myopic astigmatic: You should be able to see well with corrective lenses or contact lenses. If the astigmatism is not very high you should be able to see well with either contact lenses or glasses. On the other hand if the astimatism is high, you may need espciality contact lenses which address astigmatism as well. ...Read more
Type of astigmatism : Lasik has its limits in protocol. Too high of astigmatism may not be a candidate for lasik, this is because it may be irregular or excedes the lasers capabilities to treat the amount of astigmatism. Most people are good candidates but need to have this evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
I have lousy night vision and a stigmatism. I got an prescription for od -25 cyl -50 axis 150. Os: pl cyl -25 axis 135 any need to fill it?
Normal: Astimatism is common and can be unequal between eyes, or even absent in one and present in the other. ...Read more