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Astigmatism is a vision condition that causes blurred vision due either to the irregular shape of the cornea, the clear front cover of the eye, or sometimes the curvature of the lens inside the eye. An irregular shaped cornea or lens prevents light from focusing properly on the retina, the light sensitive surface at the back of the eye. As a result, vision becomes blurred at any distance.

Are Contact Lenses right for you or your child?

Contact Lenses: Are They Right for You or Your Child?

Have you been told before that you cannot wear contact lenses? Contact lenses are a terrific alternative to glasses and offer many benefits over glasses. By offering more natural vision, they help to reduce peripheral distortions that glasses may create, reduce glare, and promote safer driving at night. Contact lenses are quite safe and can […]

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Using Latest Technology to Improve Lives

“During rotations as a medical student, I witnessed a cataract surgery that changed the life of a veteran for the better,” said Dr. Vic Khemsara, ophthalmologist at Summit Eye Care, PA. “At that point, I knew I wanted to pursue a career in this field and help change people’s lives in the same way.” Today, […]

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Types of Astigmatism

When your eye works properly, the cornea bends light and focuses it onto the back of your eye, also known as the retina. However, many of Dr. Vic Khemsara’s Winston-area patients suffer from an irregularly shaped cornea. When the cornea has significant imperfections, you don’t see right: your vision is out of focus, and you […]

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Causes of Astigmatism

Astigmatism is a common eye condition caused by a cornea that is not entirely round. Under normal circumstances, the spherical shape of your eye evenly directs light onto your retina for clear vision. If you have astigmatism, differences in steepening refract light more in one direction which can make objects appear blurry or wavy. Astigmatism […]

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