Astigmatism can cause blurry vision, both at close range and at a distance. Fortunately, the optometrists at VistaSite Eye Care in New York City offer solutions that can restore normal vision, ranging from special lenses to laser surgery. To learn more, call or use online booking to schedule an appointment at one of the VistaSite Eye Care offices in Brooklyn, Manhattan, the Bronx, Valley Stream, or Washington Heights today.
Astigmatism is a problem with refraction in the eye. When light can't focus properly on your retina, astigmatism symptoms like blurry vision may occur. If you have astigmatism, your eye shape is more oval than round.
Blurry vision is the most obvious symptom of astigmatism, but you might experience other symptoms as well, including:
You may have several or even all of these astigmatism symptoms at once.
There are several possible reasons you may have astigmatism, including:
The optometrists at VistaSite Eye Care look for astigmatism during your regular eye exams. These brief tests generally include refraction tests to see how your eyes respond to bright lights.
If you're diagnosed with astigmatism, your optometrist recommends an effective solution immediately.
There are a number of ways to treat astigmatism. Your VistaSite Eye Care optometrist designs a treatment plan that resolves your astigmatism symptoms in the least invasive way possible. Options they may turn to include:
To learn more, call or use online booking to schedule an appointment today.