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   About Astigmatism - (see image above)
Eye Prescription - Astigmatism Page

  • Astigmatism means that there is not one single spot of focus.
  • Usually it is due to the cornea being more curved in one direction than it is in the other.
  • Sometimes this is likened to the side of a football or the back of a spoon
  • Most people show some amount of astigmatism in their eye prescription.

Methods of correction:
Common ways of correcting for refractive errors such as this include:


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