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Astigmatism often causes blurred or distorted vision at all distances.
Astigmatism is when an eye has an abnormal curvature – instead of being round
like ... About 10% of preschool children have astigmatism, according to a study ...
Children may need glasses for several reasons—some of which are different
than for ... If your child has a significant astigmatism, fine details may look blurred
There was significant amblyopia among astigmatic children at baseline. There
was no evidence that eyeglass correction of astigmatism resulted in a reduction
A comprehensive optometric examination will include testing for astigmatism. If
necessary, your optometrist can provide eyeglasses or contact lenses that correct
In a young child, a drooping eyelid may cause astigmatism, which can lead to
amblyopia. A drooping eyelid may be a sign of a more serious medical condition.
Children may not realise there's anything wrong with their vision. If their vision isn
't regularly tested, conditions like astigmatism could remain undiagnosed for ...
Jul 16, 2015 ... Astigmatism may occur in children and adults; it is fairly common and is not
contagious. It is usually congenital - is present at birth - but can ...
Mild astigmatism is a common and normal finding in many young children. As
they grow up the cornea changes shape and most children lose the astigmatism.
Vision Res. 2004;44(14):1623-34. Treatment of astigmatism-related amblyopia in
3- to 5-year-old children. Harvey EM(1), Dobson V, Miller JM, Sherrill DL.