Category Archives: Astigmatism

Treating Astigmatism With Toric Intraocular Lens

A toric intraocular lens is a specially designed lens that is custom-fitted to correct your astigmatism to deliver sharper, better-focused vision without additional corrective eyeglasses or contact lenses. These lenses are implanted during cataract surgery where your natural lens is replaced. What Is Astigmatism? If your eye’s cornea or lens has a naturally irregular shape, light will… Read More »

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Your Blurry Vision May Be Due to Astigmatism

Astigmatism causes blurry vision – whether the object or person you are trying to focus on is close or far. Even if the object moves closer or further from your sight, it will remain blurred, shadowed, and distorted. Your night vision is likely compromised. Blurry vision is nothing to ignore and you should make it… Read More »


Fixing Your Astigmatism and Your Cataracts

Most of us have some degree of astigmatism. Astigmatism is the case where our eyeballs are more oval shaped than round. This creates focusing problems at certain distances. And most of us will develop cataracts at some point after the age of 50. Cataracts are caused by a buildup of proteins in the lens of… Read More »

Nearsighted or Farsighted or Astigmatism?

Some people are born with great eyesight and it stays that way until presbyopia and its difficulty with close focus encroaches after their 40th birthday. Others develop either nearsightedness or farsightedness as they progress as children. And other people have astigmatism, which creates some degree of blurry vision at multiple distances. All of these conditions cause… Read More »

What is Astigmatism?

Most of us have at least some flaw in our eyesight. If you’re over 40, your close vision is probably in need of reading glasses. That’s presbyopia and is almost universal for people over age 40. If you’re nearsighted, called myopia, that means you can see up close fine, but distance vision usually needs correction.… Read More »


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