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Will you still need glasses or contacts after astigmatic keratotomy eye surgery?

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People with mild eyeglass or contact lens prescriptions generally have the most success with astigmatic keratotomy eye surgery. People with more severe astigmatism may still need glasses or contact lenses after astigmatic keratotomy eye surgery, but with a new prescription.

SOURCES: Eye Centers of Florida. Tampa Eye Clinic.

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on January 11, 2018

SOURCES: Eye Centers of Florida. Tampa Eye Clinic.

Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler on January 11, 2018

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