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Astigmatism: Signs and Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Astigmatism refers to a vision defect wherein the optic of the eye is unable to achieve a sharp, focused image on the retina. This condition occurs when the refracted light is bent differently once it strikes the cornea and passes through the eyeball. There are two types of astigmatism: corneal and lenticular. Think of it this way, a normal cornea …

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