How common is astigmatism?

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

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