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Astigmatism

Astigmatism is caused by the unequal curvature of the cornea, anterior lens, or posterior lens within the eye. Many people live with minor astigmatisms that do not require any treatment.  Others can have it corrected by wearing glasses or contact lenses.


Laser treatments such as LASIK or Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA/PRK) are alternative treatments for individuals with astigmatism.


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