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What does astigmatism mean?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology

In brief: Not spherical

Astigmatism means that the front window of the eye, the cornea, is not spherical.
It is shaped like the side of an egg. Astigmatism is normal.

In brief: Not spherical

Astigmatism means that the front window of the eye, the cornea, is not spherical.
It is shaped like the side of an egg. Astigmatism is normal.
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