Month: August 2023

What is Astigmatism?

Eye care specialists use a variety of tests to accurately diagnose astigmatism, and other vision conditions. These include visual acuity assessments and an instrument known as a keratometer. Astigmatism affects both distance and near vision depending on how your eyes are shaped and function. Causes Astigmatism can be caused by an irregularly shaped cornea or…

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What is an eye Refraction test?

Refraction tests are part of comprehensive eye exams. They allow doctors to establish prescriptions for glasses or contact lenses, as well as detect diseases that may not manifest symptoms until a later stage. Eye doctors start the refraction by measuring light bends that pass through your pupil, and the lens of each eye. This allows…

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