Smartphones, tablets, PCs – on average, Americans spend a whopping 9+ hours on digital devices every day,1 which can lead to nagging physical symptoms, including headaches, neck and shoulder pain, eyestrain and others. Fortunately, the discovery of the root cause of these issues has led to a revolutionary treatment for these symptoms of digital vision […]
If you have cataracts and astigmatism, limbal relaxing incisions (LRI) may be used to treat your astigmatism during your cataract surgery. LRI are the most common surgical technique used to correct minor astigmatism as part of cataract surgery. Astigmatism is an eye condition in which the shape of the cornea or lens of the eye […]
Astigmatism is a big word that you may have heard from your eye doctor when discussing your vision or prescription for contact lenses or glasses. What is astigmatism and how is it different from other vision problems? Astigmatism is a common refractive error that affects millions of people. Refractive errors refer to the shape of […]
Astigmatism is a common refractive error that causes blurred vision and affects millions of people. The cornea and lens of the eye should be smooth and evenly curved in all directions in order to properly refract light, but astigmatism is an irregular curve of the cornea that is more like a football, with one area […]
Astigmatism is an eye condition in which the shape of the cornea or lens of the eye is abnormally curved. Due to the irregular curvature, light does not hit the eye in such a way that it is properly focused on the retina and both distance and close range vision is affected. People who are […]
Astigmatism is one form of refractive error that impairs vision. It is a common eye condition affecting millions of people. Astigmatism is an imperfection in the curvature of the cornea. The cornea and lens of the eye should be smooth and evenly curved in all directions in order to properly refract light, allowing clear vision. […]
Astigmatism is an eye condition in which the shape of the eye is abnormally curved. The cornea and lens of the eye should be smooth and evenly curved in all directions. An equally curved eye will properly refract light, allowing clear vision. Astigmatism is an irregular shape of the cornea or lens. Astigmatism means light […]
Astigmatism is a common eye condition we often hear in contact lens commercials on TV and tossed around by eye doctors. But what is astigmatism? How does it affect vision, and how can it be treated? The cornea, or outer covering of the colored part and pupil and the lens within the eye should be […]
Dr. Whitman answers what is an astigmatic of the eye.
Key-Whitman Eye Centers sheds some light on correcting an astigmatism. Dr. Whitman, a recipient of the American Medical Association Physician’s Recognition Award, is the immediate President of the American College of Eye Surgeons, and he was recognized by D Magazine’s “Best Doctors” peer review as one of Dallas’ best for the last 9 years.