Astigmatism is a vision correction condition, and most of the people have at least small amount of astigmatism. If you have astigmatism, it does not affect your vision clarity, and also you don’t require any treatment if you have a small amount of Astigmatism. But in some cases, it has been seen that if anyone is having higher amounts of astigmatism that can cause blurry vision and you have to take corrective measures. Astigmatism can cause when you have an irregularly shaped cornea. When you have an irregularly shaped lens or cornea, it prevents light to enter retina and as a result, your vision will become blurred for any distance near or far. Astigmatism can occur in one or both of your eyes.
If you have astigmatism, you may face eyestrain and headaches if you don’t wear glasses or lenses. If your parents have astigmatism, you may face the same problem. Also, it can be caused if you have any injury or any kind of ocular diseases. Astigmatism can be corrected when you go for Lasik eye surgery. Before any patient goes for any surgery, they will be evaluated, and then they will be considered whether they need to go through Lasik surgery or not. For some patients who are having astigmatism, they may not qualify for Lasik surgery; it totally depends on the situation.
How Does Lasik Surgery Work?
Costs For Surgery:
Cost may vary from person to person. First, it is required to check the eye condition, and then the surgeon will understand which surgery to go for. Also, it depends on the surgeon who will perform your surgery and also it depends on the hospital charges. But Astigmatism surgery is really reasonable. Astigmatism is done using the latest technology and the cost varies from $300 – $5000, depending on the type of treatment and facilities that you need. Before you go for any surgery, you should consult with the surgeon which surgery will give you the best results then you can go for the surgery.