Archive for May, 2010

Toric Contact Lenses

Friday, May 14th, 2010

About 100 million Americans (one-third of the population) have an eye condition called astigmatism. Astigmatism means, “away from the point of focus.” That’s when the cornea is shaped more like an oval instead of being a round sphere—like a football instead of a basketball. Vision then becomes blurry; and regular contacts can’t provide for clear vision.