Things To Know For Wearing Contact Lens With Astigmatism

If on your recent visit to the ophthalmologist you have been told that you have astigmatism in either or both of your eyes then there is nothing to fear about. Since a wide section of people have some extent of astigmatism, and a lot of are in fact born with this condition.

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These days people affected by it prefer to wear contact lenses rather than wearing spectacles. You can also easily ‘order lenses on the net’ (better known as bestill linser på net in the Norwegian language). You can get all types of contact lenses from colored lens to contact lens for astigmatism.

Basically, astigmatism is an eye condition in which the cornea of your eye has an irregular shape that causes your vision to be blurry at any distance. Minor astigmatism may not cause any vision problems at all, but significant astigmatism needs to be corrected.

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The ‘multifocal contact lenses for astigmatism’ (better known as ‘multifokale kontaktlinser for astigmatisme’ in the Norwegian language) are a great option for people with a moderate amount of astigmatism. In fact, some people with astigmatism do better with contact lenses than with eyeglasses.

Because the contact lens may provide a clear vision and an unhindered, wider range of view than spectacles. These lenses are known as toric contact lenses are the most opted option amid contact lens wearers with astigmatism, because they’re specifically designed to address the problem.

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The special shape of this lens creates different refractive or focusing, powers that can help correct either a corneal or ventricular astigmatism. Also, these lenses have a thicker zone that keeps them from rotating when they’re in your eyes.

You may even click this link to get to know about which brand of toric lens is best for people with astigmatism and why. Moreover, since the contact lenses must be placed on your eye in a specific way, achieving an exact fit is enormously significant.