Astigmatism is a refractive error. This eye condition usually occurs when the front surface of the eye, the cornea, has an irregular curvature. Refractive errors cause a disturbance in the way that light rays are focused within the eye, resulting a blurred image and difficulties in seeing images at all distances.
Astigmatism treatment has a wide range of possibilities. It is commonly treated using corrective lenses, such glasses or contact lenses as a widespread solutions, but nowadays laser refractive surgery offers safe solutions with excellent results, in most of the cases.
In a few minutes, and in a safe and effective way guaranteed by the laser technology, the patient achieves the freedom and comfort of loosing, permanently, the use of glasses and contact lenses.