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Astigmatism blurs and distorts vision.  Unlike nearsightedness, in which you may be able to see well close up, astigmatism causes blurring of vision at all distances.  If you anticipate having 1.00 Diopter or more of astigmatism after cataract surgery, you may want to consider requesting astigmatic management during your surgery.



No Astigmatism
1.00 Diopter Astigmatism
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