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    Severe Astigmatism

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    retinal focusing. Surface issues like flattening and bulging can cause blurred vision, and astigmatism is often the cause. Astigmatism is actually quite common with approximately 45 million Americans having astigmatism. And the prevalence rates are high with around one and six Americans reporting the vision problem. Astigmatism commonly presents with vision issues such as myopia and hyperopia. And when myopia and hyperopia occur with severe astigmatism, eye doctors refer to this as refractive errors, according to the American Optometric Association. Though it remains…

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    The author of Fight Club, Chuck Palahniuk, once stated, “The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close up” (Chuck, n.d.). His statement highlights a condition I call a myopic perspective. Myopia, or nearsightedness, is a condition in which a person can clearly see objects close-up while objects in the distance look blurry (“Myopia,” n.d.). A myopic perspective is a similar impairment limiting people’s psychological viewpoint or internal vision versus their physical…

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    Causes of these error: Hyperopia is occurred when the eye is shorter than normal or has cornea too flat, or the lense is sits farther back in the eye than it’s should. Hyperopia is make condition with presbyopia, that is maybe occur a near vision in some cases for the persons over than 40yrs . In Myopia occur when the eyeball becomes too long than normal that is prevent incoming rays to focused on the retina, it is also me caused by the cornea and lens it is being, too curved (abnormal) In…

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    Soft toric contact lenses have long been used by physicians for patients with a wide variety of astigmatic prescriptions. Although these lenses provide good vision and initial comfort, symptoms such as dryness and variable acuity can develop 1–3. In the 1990s, hybrid lenses such as Saturn II and its successor SoftPerm were convenient and produced satisfactory visual outcomes in patients with regular and irregular astigmatism 4,5. However, adverse effects related to hypoxia and induced corneal…

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    Keratoconus Report

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    Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt. *Corresponding author: Mohammed Alsaied Alnaimy, Mobile: 01226043131 E mail:moh_alnaimy@hotmail.com ABSTRACT Background: Keratoconus can cause gradual distortion of vision due to progressive myopia and irregular astigmatism. keratoconus is classified into four stages. The treatment is stage specific starting from glasses or hard contact lenses in the very early stages passing to intra corneal…

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    Contact Lenses

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    curvature of retina Problems that your eye may encounter Sometimes the eye cannot focus the image onto the retina sharply and precisely due to various reasons. For example, the surface of the lens or cornea isn’t that smooth causing a distortion called astigmatism. It can also be caused when the lens may not be able to change its curve to match the image, or when the cornea is not shaped properly. All these factors can lead to blurred vision. Another example is Myopia which is also known as…

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    having hard-to-fit eyes along with a number of possible contact lenses for hard-to-fit eyes. There are a number of conditions that can make your contact lenses hard to fit and uncomfortable, these include: • Keratoconus • Astigmatism • Dry eyes • Giant papillary conjunctivitis (GPC) • Post-refractive surgery (LASIK) • Presbyopia If you think you may have any one of these conditions and want to wear contact lenses then you’ll need to discuss different options for yourself. It may require a…

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    Lasik surgery is the most common type of refractive surgery. The aimed result of the surgery is to refract light rays on the retina without damaging the surrounding cellular cells. Lasik surgery is a procedure that was developed to correct the vision problems of Nearsightedness, Long-sightedness and Astigmatism. Nearsightedness (myopia) is when you can see nearby objects clearly, but distant objects seem blurry. Long-sightedness (hyperopia) is when you can see distant objects clearly, but nearby…

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    LASIK Eye Surgery

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    LASIK is used to treat Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism (Wachler, 2016). Myopia, usually known as nearsightedness, where the focal point of the eye is in front of the retina causing distant images to be blurred (Bailey, 2012). Opposite to nearsightedness, farsightedness is also a common refractive error which is medically termed as Hyperopia. A patient suffering from Hyperopia is not able to clearly see nearby images as the focal point is located behind the retina (AOA, n.d.). LASIK also treats…

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    Oculocutaneous Albinism

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    This can consist of a physical exam, a comparison of the child’s pigmentation to that of their family members and a description of the alterations in pigmentation, as well as a detailed eye exam to detect nystagmus, strabismus, photophobia, and astigmatism. Throughout the eye exam, an ophthalmologist, a medical doctor who specializes in medical care of the eyes, utilizes a microscope with an immensely bright light, known as a slit lamp, to examine the retina and establish if there are signs of…

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