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Are there different types of astigmatism?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Astigmatism that involves a misshaped cornea is corneal astigmatism. Astigmatism with a misshaped lens is lenticular astigmatism. Both types cause the same kind of blurry vision and can fixed through the same types of treatment.

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