Related Disease Conditions
Astigmatism is an eye condition in which the cornea is abnormally curved and causes out-of-focus vision. Symptoms of astigmatism may include eye strain, squinting, eye fatigue, and headaches. Most astigmatism arises within the cornea although some forms occur in the lens. Astigmatism is diagnosed via a complete eye exam. Some cases of astigmatism can be treated with corrective eyewear. Astigmatism can also be treated with LASIK surgery.
What Are the Types of Eye Care?
Many common eye disorders resolve without treatment and some may be managed with over-the-counter (OTC) products. It's important to visit a physician or ophthalmologist is the problem involves the eyeball itself or the condition hasn't improved after 72 hours of use of an OTC eye care product.
Farsightedness makes it difficult to focus on objects that are close up. The condition runs in families and occurs because light focuses behind the retina, instead of directly on it. Headaches, eye strain, and fatigue are symptoms of farsightedness. The condition is diagnosed by having an eye exam and can be treated by wearing glasses or contact lenses or by having refractive surgery.
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Treatment & Diagnosis
Medications & Supplements
- pilocarpine hydrochloride (Vuity ophthalmic solution)
- Xiidra (lifitegrast)
- Upneeq (oxymetazoline hydrochloride)
- Lotemax Ophthalmic Ointment (loteprednol etabonate)
- Paremyd (hydroxyamphetamine Hydrobromide 1% and tropicamide 0.25%)
- Azopt (brinzolamide) ophthalmic suspension
- Mitosol (mitomycin)
- Isopto Carpine (pilocarpine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution)
- Susvimo (ranibizumab)
Prevention & Wellness
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