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What is astigmatism and is it related to glaucoma?

Not usually related. Astigmastism usually applies to the shape or curvature of the front of the eye or cornea. It is usually correctable with glasses, contacts or refractive surgery. Glaucoma is a disease where there is damage to the nerve in the back of the eye. Occasionally, after glaucoma surgery, there may be increased astigmatism. Read more...
Can be. For example, after glaucoma surgery, some astigmatism can be induced by incisions in the cornea or sclera. But by itself, glaucoma does not typically cause astigmatism. Read more...