2. What are the Symptoms?

People with astigmatism can experience various symptoms. In many cases, astigmatism is present at birth but causes no issues initially. Often, optometrists will mention the condition without prescribing a treatment or altering a prescription. When the symptoms do appear, the most common are blurry or distorted vision

. Eyestrain, discomfort, and headaches may occur if a person does not receive corrective treatment. He may notice himself squinting in an attempt to see more clearly and his night vision may be worse than average. It is common for astigmatism to occur alongside other vision issues (like myopia), causing many people to confuse the condition's symptoms.

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