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What is the cure for myopic and stigmatism of eye problem without any lasik surgery?

What is the cure for myopic and stigmatism of eye problem without any lasik surgery?

Myopic astigmatism: Your options include glasses, contact lenses, surface laser eye surgery, phakic intaocular lens implant, intracorneal ring segments, or orthokeratology. The magnitude of your prescription would determine which options can be considered. ...Read more

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Dr. Tim Conrad
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Astigmatism (Definition)

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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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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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?

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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Is it possible for laser eye surgery to cure astigmatism?

Yes: However it depends on whether the astigmatism is caused by a misshaped cornea, or is coming from the lens inside the eye. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about stigmatism?

What can you tell me about stigmatism?

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

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Is it possible to get color contacts and see perfectly even though I have stigmatism?

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

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My prescription is around -3.3 with a stigmatism. How far will i be able to see?

My prescription is around -3.3 with a stigmatism. How far will i be able to see?

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

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I have very bad stigmatism and interested in surgery. What are things to keep in mind?

I have very bad stigmatism and interested in surgery. What are things to keep in mind?

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

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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?

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?

Sure: You really answered your own question. If you have lousy night vision, and you saw a dr. Who examined your vision and gave you the rx for corrective lenses/glasses, than i would certainly get it. Best wishes to you. ...Read more

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What causes normal vision in one eye and a stigmatism in another?

Normal: Astimatism is common and can be unequal between eyes, or even absent in one and present in the other. ...Read more

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Does it harm my eyes not to wear optical glasses if I have a stigmatism?

Does it harm my eyes not to wear optical glasses if I have a stigmatism?

No: Wearing or not wearing glasses will not harm your eyes in any way. You wear glasses to see better. Some people choose to not wear glasses and be blurry all the time. ...Read more