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Is astigmatism serious?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Astigmatism is not serious, and is very treatable. In the worst cases of astigmatism, a person might get headaches from the eye strain of distorted vision. Through corrective glasses and lenses or surgery, this eye strain and blurry vision can be corrected.

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