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How does astigmatism cause double vision?

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Dr. Robert Chang
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Out of focus

Astigmatism makes a misshapen image (changed in one axis) and thus can have blurred edges and appear doubled or ghosted.

In brief: Out of focus

Astigmatism makes a misshapen image (changed in one axis) and thus can have blurred edges and appear doubled or ghosted.
Dr. Robert Chang
Dr. Robert Chang
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Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Ophthalmology

In brief: Astigmatism

Astigmatism prevents light rays from focusing together at the back of the eye.
Because there is more than one focal point in the back of the eye when astigmatism is present, double vision results.

In brief: Astigmatism

Astigmatism prevents light rays from focusing together at the back of the eye.
Because there is more than one focal point in the back of the eye when astigmatism is present, double vision results.
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
Dr. Howard Pomeranz
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