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Is really high astigmatism like -3 cylinder corrected by glasses or lasers?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

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Optical correction for astigmatism at the -3.
00 level and other levels, is available in eyeglasses, contact lenses or lasik correction. Minus three is not "really high" but just moderately high. Discuss the best correction with your ophthalmologist.

In brief: Both

Optical correction for astigmatism at the -3.
00 level and other levels, is available in eyeglasses, contact lenses or lasik correction. Minus three is not "really high" but just moderately high. Discuss the best correction with your ophthalmologist.
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Dr. Richard Witlin
Assuming your eye is otherwise healthy, and your astigmatism is "regular", there are both optical correction and laser vision correction options available for 3 diopters of astigmatism.
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