Astigmatism News and Research

RSS
Astigmatism is a type of refractive inaccuracy in which the shape of the normally curved surface of the cornea is curved to different degrees in different areas. As a result of this abnormality, the light rays that enter the eye fails to converge at a focal point and instead comes to a focus at different focal points with a distance between them.
Essilor International completes acquisition of FGX International Holdings

Essilor International completes acquisition of FGX International Holdings

SynergEyes wins the 22nd annual Most Innovative New Product Award for 2009

SynergEyes wins the 22nd annual Most Innovative New Product Award for 2009

Essilor International to acquire FGX International Holdings

Essilor International to acquire FGX International Holdings

Bausch & Lomb's Lo-Torque- lens design delivers better rotational recovery

Bausch & Lomb's Lo-Torque- lens design delivers better rotational recovery

New laser therapy for cataract treatment

New laser therapy for cataract treatment

Keratoconus patients to benefit from new contact lens launched by SynergEyes

Keratoconus patients to benefit from new contact lens launched by SynergEyes

New surgical tool for complicated eye surgery

New surgical tool for complicated eye surgery

Comprehensive eye disease study among urban pre-schoolers

Comprehensive eye disease study among urban pre-schoolers

About one-fifth of children with hearing loss also have eye disorders

About one-fifth of children with hearing loss also have eye disorders

Do I need glasses?

Do I need glasses?

Children who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop short-sightedness

Children who spend more time outdoors are less likely to develop short-sightedness

Older children more likely to develop cross-eye and lazy eye

Older children more likely to develop cross-eye and lazy eye

FDA approves CustomVue Monovision LASIK

FDA approves CustomVue Monovision LASIK

New insights into visual disturbances accompanying skull deformations

New insights into visual disturbances accompanying skull deformations

Custom-designed contacts improve vision for subjects with keratoconic eyes

Custom-designed contacts improve vision for subjects with keratoconic eyes

LASIK for patients 40-69 years old

LASIK for patients 40-69 years old

Simple sight test and glasses could make a dramatic difference to the lives of more than 150 million people

Simple sight test and glasses could make a dramatic difference to the lives of more than 150 million people

Ophthalmologists improve LASIK

Ophthalmologists improve LASIK

Bladeless LASIK as good as standard microkeratome LASIK

Bladeless LASIK as good as standard microkeratome LASIK

New implanted lens to fix nearsightedness

New implanted lens to fix nearsightedness