We provide professional support in Astigmatism.
Astigmatism ; It can be defined as an eye defect that occurs due to the irregular curvature of
the eye lens in the eye, called the cornea.
Abnormal curvature of the cornea or lens results in the inability of the light
to be fully focused on the retina, resulting in a clear image.
A normal cornea; It has a proportional surface curvature. In
astigmatism, there is a disproportionate curvature on the surface of this
The cornea is a transparent layer that covers the front
surface of the eyes, while the lens is a transparent structure inside the eye
that cannot be seen from the outside, thins and thickens to focus on near or
far objects. An eye with no flaws in its eye; The cornea and lens
have equal diameters on a smooth surface.
If the cornea and lens diameters are uneven, the light cannot be refracted properly and a blurred
image occurs. If the cornea and lens have such curvature, it is
Astigmatism can also be congenital. Or eye injury, illness, etc. It can also develop after other reasons.
Another cause of astigmatism is a degenerative eye disease called keratoconus, in which the cornea thins and
Blurred near and far vision
Difficulty driving at night
In severe cases, it may show symptoms such as double
Mild cases may not require treatment. If the astigmatism is even more severe, glasses are
recommended, and contact lenses are recommended for people with severe