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I Have Astigmatism

Astigmatism anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Astigmatism. You're not alone. 114 People

    Reading Glasses..... - I have had 20/20 vision my whole life.  When I was about 40, I noticed that I couldn't see fine detail very well anymore. I was disheartened, but...
    lonesurvivor lonesurvivor 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2009

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    Twice - I used to be really close to blind.... Had the lasik. Got preggo and the eye changes and I cant see again... Had to get glasses from the pregnancy.
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 9, 2009

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    Do People With Astigmatism See Better From The Front Row Or The Second Row Of The Classroom? - please let me know. Thank you.
    teacherofkiara teacherofkiara 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 17, 2013

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    Never Knew - Until one day I decided that I wanted to try contact lenses. At this point in time I had a new eye doctor who told me that I had astigmatism in both eyes. Why my older...
    Neutrality Neutrality 18-21 Jul 30, 2010

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    Changes In My Astigmatism -    I have had Astigmatism since I can remeber. My eyes over time has gotten worse. It is the difference in the corna mine is not round basically and...
    Kountrymist Kountrymist 46-50, F 9 Responses Jun 23, 2011

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    Both Eyes - I have had a slight Astigmatism in both eyes.  One eye is near-sighted, the other, far-sighted.  My vision isn't bad.  I don't like to drive at night...
    SynAnonymous SynAnonymous 41-45, F 3 Responses May 8, 2010

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    Two Different Distances. -          My eyesight is such that I can see things clear from one eye than the other.... It is repairable with...
    cjpsf5 cjpsf5 41-45, M 13 Responses Jul 22, 2009

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    As a child I watched a lot of television. And on television the person who usually was the "smart" was was the one wearing glasses. As a child your mind doesn't understand that...
    AGothicOdyssey AGothicOdyssey 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 2

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    I Have Double - My eyes are a constant source of concern for me. I am in the minority of people with a rare condition. One that both military and civilian doctors agree: to...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 23, 2009

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    My 88 Year Old Grandmother Wants To Get Eye Surgery - Hi all, My 88 year old grandmother has nearly perfect vision. She is also what i like to call a doctor hopper. She will...
    kickassmama kickassmama 31-35 Sep 6, 2011

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    No Glasses For Me - I guess I have always gotten by without them. I wonder at times if I am doing more damage to my eyes from straining them all the time than if I were to just...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Dec 8, 2010

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    Specialized Contacts -  When I first had to get glasses in the third grade I never asked the reason why, I never really knew the diagnosis either or really did care. But...
    Dormantdrakon Dormantdrakon 22-25, F Nov 8, 2009

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    Kc In Both Eyes - Not only do I have astigmatism in both eyes.  I also have Keratoconus (KC) in both.  
    AnotherSecondWife AnotherSecondWife 31-35, F 2 Responses May 15, 2010

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    Glasses - If it was not for this I probably would not have had to wear glasses my whole life,
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 3 Responses Sep 7, 2011

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    Apparently So. - I apparently have astigmatism in both eyes. I was never actually diagnosed with it, but when I got contacts about five years ago, I was prescribed "toric" lenses...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F May 20, 2010

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    Lol - it doesn't help my extreme nearsightedness.  and it just makes all of my glasses expensive as all get out..
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 7, 2010

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    I'm new here and I just really wanna let this out, and maybe get some advice. So, my mom and I are extremely close, she is my bestfriend. I live with my mom and my dad lives in...
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    That's the one flaw I think I have. I won't get into details, but I have this rage inside that stays with me all the time. I just control it, like Bruce Banner. I'm always angry...
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    I have a confession to make. I am having an affair. Yes, it's true. I have two lovers. One is the undeniably successful, practical, reasonable, and ever-attractive science...
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    Ok here it goes..... I'm more than your slave, your baby, your sugar or your toy. I have feelings too. Sometimes I would like to meet someone who would just listen to me and be my...
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    I had chronic nausea in High school. Waking up every morning was really difficult, ending up in puking 65% of the time. I'm in college now and it came back.. except this time...
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    I have so many scars on my body I've lost count. I've battled self injury since I was thirteen, now 22 and I can still remember why each scar is there. I wish I could erase them...
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    Please nothing too personal:) Private Message me if you have a question:)
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