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How to Treat Astigmatism?


Medical Treatment:
  • Glasses: The cheapest option; may be available free or discounted on the NHS,
    • Could get lost or broken is drawback in it.
  • Contact lenses: Choice of soft or hard types; preferred by active people; may be free or discounted on the NHS.
    • Cons of contact lenses, may not be suitable for everyone; risk of eye infection through poor contact lens hygiene
  • Laser eye or lens surgery: May be permanent; may be better for people with more severe vision problems
    • A downside of lens surgery is a risk of complications during or after surgery; not available on the NHS; can be expensive; some side effects.