The consequence of astigmatism is the perception of distorted and blurred images, both far and near.
What is astigmatism?
Astigmatism is a visual change caused by an irregularity of the refraction of light in the cornea or lens in a given two-dimensional plane.
The consequence of this defect is the perception of distorted and blurred images, both far and near.
What are the symptoms? How do I know if I suffer from astigmatism?
Apart from image distortion, the most common symptoms of astigmatism also include eye fatigue and frontal headaches.
Astigmatism is an easily detected condition and can be diagnosed on a routine visual examination.
What are the treatments for astigmatism?
Astigmatism can easily be corrected by wearing glasses or contact lenses. If you are over 18, there is also surgical option available.