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Does astigmatism get progressively worse?
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
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In brief: It might
Almost all degrees of astigmatism can be corrected with properly prescribed eyeglasses or contact lenses.
For a person with only a slight degree of astigmatism, corrective lenses may not be needed at all, as long as other conditions such as nearsightedness or farsightedness are not present. If the astigmatism is moderate to high, however, corrective lenses are probably needed.

In brief: It might
Almost all degrees of astigmatism can be corrected with properly prescribed eyeglasses or contact lenses.
For a person with only a slight degree of astigmatism, corrective lenses may not be needed at all, as long as other conditions such as nearsightedness or farsightedness are not present. If the astigmatism is moderate to high, however, corrective lenses are probably needed.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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Dr. Christopher Guzik
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: It might
Almost all degrees of astigmatism can be corrected with properly prescribed eyeglasses or contact lenses.
For a person with only a slight degree of astigmatism, corrective lenses may not be needed at all, as long as other conditions such as nearsightedness or farsightedness are not present. If the astigmatism is moderate to high, however, corrective lenses are probably needed.

In brief: It might
Almost all degrees of astigmatism can be corrected with properly prescribed eyeglasses or contact lenses.
For a person with only a slight degree of astigmatism, corrective lenses may not be needed at all, as long as other conditions such as nearsightedness or farsightedness are not present. If the astigmatism is moderate to high, however, corrective lenses are probably needed.
Dr. Christopher Guzik
Dr. Christopher Guzik
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