Archive for Tag: astigmatism

What the heck is astigmatism?

 There has always been a negative “stigma” towards astigmatism. Word play intended.  I apologize if that was lame.  Well what is astigmatism?  Astigmatism means that your eyeball is not perfectly round and it’s more like an oval egg shape.  This oval shape causes the light to focus to two...

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How to Read Your Eyeglass Prescription

You just had your eyes examined by an optometrist and at the end he/she gives you a record of your spectacle prescription(s).  The doctor probably mentioned that you are either nearsighted or farsighted. Or perhaps even told you that you have a little bit of astigmatism or presbyopia. Have you ever wondered what...

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