For the correction of high astigmatism
Astigmatism Correction at a Glance
- Often, nearsightedness and farsightedness are accompanied by a mild astigmatism.
- A mild astigmatism can be corrected with eyeglasses, contact lenses or eye laser procedures such as LASIK.
- Astigmatic keratotomy is used to reduce severe astigmatism of approximately 5 dpt or higher as they may occur after an ocular trauma or corneal transplant.
- Collagen cross linking can be used to stabilize a keratoconus.