Category: Astigmatism


Astigmatism 101: Everything you need to know

16 Jul 2020
Recently diagnosed with astigmatism or know someone who has been? Astigmatism is a natural and an extremely common eye error. Astigmatism is a very common eye condition which is a simply a ‘refractive error’ (as opposed to an ailment or illness. Essentially, when someone has astigmatism, it simply means that the cornea is not perfectly […]
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What is Astigmatism? How Can Laser Eye Surgery Help You?

06 Oct 2017
  What is Astigmatism? Astigmatism is a common eyesight problem across Ireland. Some people are born with this condition and for some it develops over time.  Astigmatism essentially means; there is an irregularity in the shape of your cornea. Normally, a cornea should be smooth and curved equally. It should be sphere-shaped helping to sharply […]
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Eye Opening Technology of IntraLase

04 Mar 2014
IntraLase is one of the latest and most advanced versions of Laser Eye Surgery that has made the concept of “going under the knife” completely redundant as it is a 100% bladeless procedure.   Thousands of Optilase patients have already embraced this new procedure to rediscover life without the need for glasses or contact lenses. […]
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Understanding Astigmatism

01 Aug 2013
Astigmatism is an increasingly common refractive problem that usually begins in childhood and may worsen with age as the eye grows and cornea continues to change shape.   Astigmatism relates to the shape of the cornea, which ideally should be spherical n shape, but many people have irregularly shaped cornea, which can cause vision problems. […]
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Can Laser Eye Surgery Correct Astigmatism?

23 Jan 2013
Astigmatism is a condition of where the front surface of the eye, called the cornea, is irregularly shaped. Your cornea should be sphere-shaped a sphere, like a football; people with astigmatism have an oblong cornea, like a rugby ball.   One half of the curve is flatter than it should be, so that when rays […]
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