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Is Astigmatism A Combination Of Poor Vision And Myopia
Is glaucoma associated with severe myopia a reason to withhold lasik surgery? I am considering a lasik surgery to improve my poor vision due to advanced myopia (40 years old). I am also suffering from glaucoma and I use specific eye drops for it. How will
Many : Many patients with glaucoma have undergone lasik surgery with great results. The only concern is that lasik involves use of a stabilizing instrument that temporarily increases eye pressure while creating the lasik flap. If glaucoma is very advanced, it is possible that further vision damage could occur. There are other options that don't involve increasing the pressure, including epilasik, prk, or asa. Another possibility is the use of lens implants, with the implantable contact lens (icl) surgery. Check out this page on my website:. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends on cornea: Also depends on the amount of correction. See a board certified refractive surgeon (type of ophthalmologist) to know if you are a good candidate. Sometimes it is not possible to completely correct vision with laser alone so glasses may still be required. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Visual blur: Myopia causes blurred images more significant the farther away the object is located for viewing. Astigmatism causes an elongated distorted due to the fact that it arises when the eye is a bit oval in shape. They can occur together. Most of these can be corrected with proper eyeglasses or contacts lenses. ...Read more
If a person have astigmatism+myopia in his vision will he be able to see 20/20 without cylindrical correction if he just wear his myopic correction?
Refraction will tell: Both astigmatism and myopia (nearsightedness) can blur your distance vision. If you have a large amount of astigmatism you may notice a starburst pattern from red tail lights at night. High amounts of astigmatism will blur both near and far vision, while myopia will blur the distance , with near vision being clear. Get a refraction to find out for sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 24 years old, and am considering corrective surgery. Should i wait until a certain age to do have any kind of surgery? I have astigmatism, and mild myopia, and my vision was around -1.25 in both eyes. Also, what kind of surgery would be best?
I have combined myopia and astigmatism, so some people said that eye exercise can fix my vision without eye surgery is that true?
Hv mild myopic astigmatism + nystagmus. Far vision perfect w glasses. Near vision slightly blurry with glasses even before presbyopia set in. Why?
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