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How common is astigmatism?

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Dr. Bud Kurwa
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Very common

Small degrees are very common but are easily corrected with glasses.
Big amounts can be difficult to correct but is less frequent.

In brief: Very common

Small degrees are very common but are easily corrected with glasses.
Big amounts can be difficult to correct but is less frequent.
Dr. Bud Kurwa
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Astigmatism

Astigmatism occurs in about 60% of eyes.
It is an ovalness of the eye corrected with a reverse oval in the eyeglasses and contacts. The degree is quite variable and most have a small amount but you need to see your ophthalmologist to have yours measured.

In brief: Astigmatism

Astigmatism occurs in about 60% of eyes.
It is an ovalness of the eye corrected with a reverse oval in the eyeglasses and contacts. The degree is quite variable and most have a small amount but you need to see your ophthalmologist to have yours measured.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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