How To Relieve Astigmatism?

How to relieve astigmatism?

Astigmatism is usually diagnosed by an eye exam. Treatment of astigmatism aims to improve eye vision and clarity. Major treatments of astigmatism include:

Corrective Lenses:

  • Eyeglasses
  • Contact Lenses

Refractive Surgery: 

  • Laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK). With this procedure, your eye surgeon makes a thin, hinged flap in your cornea.
  • Laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK). The surgeon loosens the cornea’s thin protective cover (epithelium) with a special alcohol.
  • Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). This procedure is similar to LASEK, except the surgeon removes the epithelium. It will grow back naturally, conforming to your cornea’s new shape.
  • Epi-LASIK.

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