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Astigmatism is a vision condition that occurs when the front surface of your eye, the cornea, is slightly irregular in shape. This irregular shape prevents light from focusing properly on the back of your eye, the retina. As a result, your vision may be blurred at all distances. Most people have some degree of astigmatism.
The following are my own thoughts from over thirty years experience of observing visual development in children. Unaided vision of children who have astigmatism can have the following complaints while performing concentrated tasks:
Teachers and parents can observe the following:
All of the above symptoms are similar of a dyslexic child but may be vision related (not organic)
I know there are other important learning factors in a child’s development. However, I feel strongly that a child with visual deficiencies that are not aided suffers greatly. If you have any questions or would like to discuss this further, please give me a call at 541-928-2020.
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