Regular Astigmatism is a normal and very frequent visual problem that is easily and accurately corrected with eye glasses or conventional contact lenses.
irregular astigmatism is not normal and is not correctable with traditional means such as glasses and contact lenses. Patients with irregular astigmatism often see distortions in the vision such as ghosting. irregular astigmatism can result from an eye injury that has caused scarring on the cornea, from certain types of eye surgery or from corneal degenerations such as keratoconus, a disease that causes a gradual thinning of the cornea.
treatment options like Corneal cross linking, Custom soft contact lenses, GP, Hybrid, and scleral contact lenses are available to give patients suffering from irregular astigmatism clear vision.
If you have been diagnosed with keratoconus, post LASIK or PRK complications, Post RK complications, corneal ectasia, corneal trauma, pellucid marginal degeneration, or have had a corneal transplant schedule an appointment to learn which treatment option is best for you.