How to Measure Astigmatism?

Answer Astigmatism is a common eye condition. It is a type of refractive error that is diagnosed by the eye doctor and can be corrected with glasses, contacts and, occasionally, with surgery. The cause of... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Measure Astigmatism

About how long does astigmatism last?

I have astigmatism too. It last forever and has to do with your eyeshape. When the time comes and you feel like going from glasses to contacts you will most likely have to get hard contacts to h... Read More »

What are the best contacts for astigmatism?

Did take a couple of ones with me with torics. Now I have ones which are really good. It is possible to get good vision and comfort with torics, but not all fitters are equally good at getting it g... Read More »

Circle lenses even though i have astigmatism?

Sure you can buy them . Sure you can wear them....but will you see well ?Not very well with the left eye.The best you will do is with a - 3.50 OD and a - 6.50 OS

Does having astigmatism cause an increase in prescription?

No, it shouldn't. To correct an astigmatism, you need a specially shaped lens, not a stronger prescription. I started wearing glasses when I was... twelve, and my eyesight got worse over the years,... Read More »