Transient Astigmatism: Reduced Diopters, Now Got Astigmatism?

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Mar 19,2021 · 1 min read

Likely answered this before, but it still keeps coming up:

If you’re making reductions and also seeing an optometrist, you may at some point get a ‘diagnosis’ of some new astigmatism.  Or you might notice some double vision / ghosting after a reduction, possibly just in adverse lighting conditions, ie. dusk, evening, artificial light.

Don’t get cylinder correction for that.  Just don’t reduce again until the effect is gone.

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Formerly genetically defective. 🤓 Weaned off retail optometry lens subscriptions, now 20/20 eyesight. Also into BJJ, kitesurfing, paragliding, being stupid.

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