Frequently Asked Questions/Astigmatism
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What is astigmatism?
Astigmatism is myopia in a specific axis of the eye, as opposed to myopia for the whole of the eye.
Is astigmatism genetic?
In 99% of cases, no - astigmatism is induced. Actual genetic astigmatism is incredibly rare.
Can you reverse astigmatism?
Yes. Many participants have been able to reduce their astigmatism correction.
How do I know if I have astigmatism?
Less than 1 diopter of CYL
In the majority of cases, you can ditch astigmatism correction entirely if it's under one diopter.
More than 1 diopter of CYL
What do I do for close-up?
Blog post: Topic: How to choose a Differential Prescription if You Have High Astigmatism
Topic: Addressing > 1 Diopter Astigmatism For Close-Up (No content; video is private.)