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What increases my risk for astigmatism?

There is no age-based risk for developing astigmatism. Both children and adults are affected by this disorder. Because near-sightedness and far-sightedness do not cause astigmatism, neither of these are risks. Make an appointment with your optometrist if your astigmatism is affecting your vision.

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