... You're welcome, legalbeagel. Out of curiosity, were you able to get some concrete answer to your current prescription status in both eyes? Also, knowing that you were naturally nearsighted to begin with, why did your surgeon think to insert a monofocal that is farsighted?
Yes, it is quite common at a later point to see the posterior subcapsular membrane (separates the... (10 replies)
... surgery eye is nearsighted with lots of astigmastism in it that the brain is trying to compensate, and that he did his best to get the eyes to work together. ... (10 replies)
... I've worn contacts for about 15 years. If you have the same script in both eyes, you could swap them and see if the problem still happens. The only problems I've had with new contacts are things like allergies, dry eye, a bad contact (which felt like something scratchy).
I am farsighted with astigmastism, I wear Frequency 55 for years now. The other soft contacts dried... (3 replies)
... Hi Sunflower,
I am an Optometrist and have been in practice for 21 years now. I understand your concern and it is very commendable that you have recognized a potential eye problem in your child and taken the appropriate action at an early age. I don't know the specifics of his case but I can tell you that astigmatism is a very common condition. It is the term itself that... (5 replies)
... Isn't football aka soccer in England? Doc told me that a normal eye is like a ping pong ball, but my eye looks like someone put a thumb in it :) (5 replies)
... That would be an american football I guess :) (5 replies)
... Astigmatism means that the cornea is oval like a football instead of spherical like a basketball. Most astigmatic corneas have two curves – a steeper curve and a flatter curve. This causes light to focus on more than one point in the eye, resulting in blurred vision at distance or near. Astigmatism often occurs along with nearsightedness or farsightedness.
I hope this an... (5 replies)
I have astigmatism which I think in laymens terms means that the eyes are in a like rugby ball shape so the pupil is trying to see across the eyes and forwards at the same time, hope this helps a little. (5 replies)
... My 4 year old was just fit for glasses for his Astigmatism. I know jack about eyes/vision problems and the Opthmoligist was very technical about it and I really didn't understand. Anyone have and layperson terms to help me out here? (5 replies)
... can anyone tell me if blepharitis or sinus can cause astigmastism.
I have a bearing down feeling in my right eye, when I push my finger under my eyelid, I have what feels like a swelling, towards my nose in the bend where the bone moves round over the eye. Hard to explain but I hope you understand where I mean. My left eye has nothing of this and vision is fine. My right... (2 replies)
... I have awful vision - astigmastism, very nearsightedness, and scarring on my right cornea from a traumatic injury at age 8. I also have cataracts in my right eye from that injury.
I was able to be fitted for the RGP (rigid gas permeable) contact lenses when I was 17 by a eye doctor who was willing to dedicate time to finding the right pair. It took a while to design my... (10 replies)
... Thank you so much Lindarella... I didn't realize that astigmastism can cause refractory problems. ... (6 replies)