Eye Exercises for Astigmatism

Eye Exercises for Astigmatism

Are you considering eye surgery to fix your astigmatism? Before you make that decision, there are some things you need to know. Of the 700,000 surgeries performed in 2017 to fix refractive errors like astigmatism, nearly half suffered from dry eyes and other symptoms post-surgery long-term. You don’t want to trade one vision problem for […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Astigmatism?

What does it mean to have “normal” eyes? Typically, normal shaped eyes means that the cornea, which is the clear, outer window of your eye, curves equally in vertical and horizontal directions. These directions resemble the patterns of the stitches on a baseball. When any light ray enters your eye and hits your cornea, the […]

What Are Refractive Errors? A Comprehensive Guide

Refractive errors are possibly the most common eye conditions among children and adults alike. It isn’t all that unlikely that some people suffer from more than one refractive error at the same time. Refractive errors are commonly corrected using prescription eyeglasses. Often, we are given these glasses without much explanation. If they’ll fix your eyesight, […]

Vision Therapy for Problems That Can’t Be Fixed with Eyeglasses

Vision therapy can be one of the top ways to treat common vision conditions such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. This is an especially useful treatment for school children, whose eyes easily adapt to the therapy techniques. Unfortunately, not every child gets the treatment they need when they’re young and conditions like amblyopia and strabismus […]

Keeping Astigmatism at Bay: The Best Fixes

It can be easy to tell if you’re farsighted because your vision will be blurry when you look at things up close, but you’ll be able to see things clearly in the distance. And it can be easy to tell if you’re nearsighted, because, well you’ll be able to see things up close clearly, but […]

Does Astigmatism Have an Impact on Driving Performance?

Astigmatism may not be the best-known eye disorder, but it’s certainly among the most common. Some studies have estimated the prevalence of astigmatism in children to be as high as 34 percent, a number that’s widely believed to increase with age. Blurred vision is a hallmark symptom of astigmatism. And while effective corrective measures to […]

Do You Know Your Family’s Eye Health History?

Most people recognize the importance of knowing their family medical history. But, do you know that you should also be aware of your family’s eye health history? There are some eye ailments that you are more likely to suffer from if you have had a family member with the condition. Some conditions that increase your […]

How a Healthy Diet Can Improve Blurry Night Vision

There can be several underlying causes for blurry vision at night. One of the best ways to address the problem is to first find out why you are experiencing the blurry vision. It could be cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, myopia, astigmatism or some other eye ailment. After learning the underlying cause, it is easier to address […]

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

The names of eye conditions can sometimes be confusing, not to mention completely baffling when it comes to understanding what each conditions means. When it comes to nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, tons of people aren’t quite sure of the differences between the conditions. If you’re confused about what each one does, you are not alone. […]

Can You Have Astigmatism in Both Eyes?

Astigmatism is a disorder of the eyes that can cause the light to focus on two points instead of just one point because the cornea is misshapen. This causes people to have blurry, slanted or distorted vision. While you may think it only happens in one eye, the truth is most of the time it […]

{ "trackUrl": "" }]
{ "trackUrl": "" }]