Astigmatism

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Astigmatism
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Blur from astigmatic lens at different distances
Specialty Ophthalmology
Symptoms Distortit or blurred veesion at aw distances, eestrain, heidaches[1]
Complications Amblyopia[2]
Causes Unclear[3]
Diagnostic method Ee exam[1]
Treatment Glesses, contact lenses, surgery[1]
Frequency 30 an 60% o adults (Europe, Asie)[4]

Astigmatism is a teep o refractive error in that the ee daes nae focus licht evenly on the retina.[1] This results in distortit or blurred veesion at aw distances.[1] Ither symptoms can include eestrain, heidaches, an tribble drivin at nicht.[1] If it occurs early in life it can result in amblyopia.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Facts About Astigmatism". NEI. October 2010. Archived frae the oreeginal on 2 October 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Harvey, EM (June 2009). "Development and treatment of astigmatism-related amblyopia". Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry. 86 (6): 634–9. doi:10.1097/opx.0b013e3181a6165f. PMC 2706277Freely accessible. PMID 19430327. 
  3. Read, SA; Collins, MJ; Carney, LG (January 2007). "A review of astigmatism and its possible genesis". Clinical & experimental optometry. 90 (1): 5–19. doi:10.1111/j.1444-0938.2007.00112.x. PMID 17177660. 
  4. Mozayan, E; Lee, JK (July 2014). "Update on astigmatism management". Current Opinion in Ophthalmology. 25 (4): 286–90. doi:10.1097/icu.0000000000000068. PMID 24837578.