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What is Astigmatism?

Eye care specialists employ numerous tests to accurately detect astigmatism and other vision conditions, including visual acuity assessment tests and an instrument called a Keratometer. Astigmatism is a relatively common eye condition that impairs both near- and distance vision, depending on the shape and function of your eyes and how they bend (refract) light rays.…

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What is an Eye Refraction Exam?

Refraction exams are an essential component of a comprehensive eye exam, helping doctors establish prescriptions for eyeglasses or contact lenses as well as detect diseases which don't manifest symptoms until later stages. Eye doctors begin the refraction exam by measuring how light bends as it passes through your pupil and lens of each eye, which…

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