Could lasik correct astigmatism in a farsighted eye?

Usually. Most patients with hyperopic astigmatism can have their prescription corrected with lasik. Some patients have issues which make them poor lasik candidates so you should see your eye doctor.

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I have astigmatism of -0.5 in my right eye and +0.25 in my left eye of hyperopia after lasik. Its been 5 months. My vision feels very unbalanced.

Astigmatism. What is your full refraction? If the only issue is the astigmatism it might get better with a couple of options: using artificial tears, using Restasis or Xiidra if you have dry eyes which 99% of post LASIK patients have. If this does not help, you will need a contact lens over refraction to check to be sure correcting the astigmatism with a re-touch LASIK will correct the issue. Consult with us. Read more...
May need enhancement. Talk to your surgeon. If this doesn't resolve over time and if it is stable , you may want to consider an enhancement to balance your vision better. Read more...

What to if I am farsighted with astigmatism will lasik work?

Possibly. It depends on the degree. Typically, i don't like to treat more than +3.00 diopters of farsightedness or hyperopia, with similar limits for astigmatism. The first number on your rx is for hyperopia, the second number is astigmatism. Read more...
Possibly, . Astigmatism and farsightedness can be treated in many patients as long as the corneal thickness is sufficient. This can be determined with a test called pachymetry and is done at the time of the lasik assessment. See a reputable lasik surgeon to know if you are a candidate. Read more...

Will lasik work for someone who is farsighted with astigmatism?

Yes. Yes. Lasik can correct most hyperopic astigmatism patients as long as everything else is normal. Read more...
Usually. Lasik can be used to correct both farsightedness and astigmatism. But it depends on the severity of the problems. It would be worthwhile seeing an experienced lasik surgeon to see if you would be an acceptable candidate. Read more...

Is there a way to correct eye sight (near and farsightedness) without lasik surgery?

Possible . If someone has cataract or very near or far sighted then after cataract surgery with multifocal lens implant. It will help to correct both distance and near. Read more...
Yes. Glasses, contact lenses, orthokeratology, clear lens extraction, phakic intraocular lens implant, intracorneal rings, in idol al surgery. Read more...