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Astigmatism is a common vision problem caused by an error in the shape of the cornea. With astigmatism, the front surface of the eye (the cornea) or the lens of the eye has an irregular curve, which can change the way light is passed to the retina[read article]

Tests for Astigmatism

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A standard ophthalmic exam is a comprehensive series of tests done by an ophthalmologist , a doctor specializing in eye health, to check both your vision and the he...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Astigmatism

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Orthokeratology
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Prescription of Eyeglasses
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Prescribing Corneal Contact Lens
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Surgical Procedures for Astigmatism

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Astigmatic Keratotomy
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LASIK, which stands for laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, is an operation on the eyes to correct vision and reduce the need for glasses or contact lenses. It i...  More
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Refractive Surgery
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Keratomileusis
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If you have poor vision you should know about laser eye surgery as a treatment option. There are two common techniques: LASIK and PRK. How do these procedures ...  More
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Conductive Keratoplasty
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Laser Assisted Keratectomy
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Alternative Procedures for Astigmatism What's this?

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The practice of acupuncture originated in China 5,000 years ago. Today it is widely used throughout the world and is one of the main pillars of Chinese medicine. Th...  More
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