Login or Register

  Welcome: Guest


Home >> Article >> Lifestyle >> Health >> Post New Article Bookmark and Share

Regular Astigmatism

November 29, 2011  by: Dr. Simran Kaur  Points: 8   Category: Health  Earning $0.15   Views: 298

Regular astigmatism is a type of refractive error in which the refractive power varies from one meridian to another meridian.

         

Astigmatism is a kind of refractive error in which there is difference or variation of refraction in different meridia.

Types -

1. Regular astigmatism.

2. Irregular astigmatism.

Regular astigmatism is a type of refractive error in which the refractive power varies from one meridian to another meridian.

Causes-

1. Corneal causes.

2. Lenticular causes.

3. Retinal causes.


Types - Regular astigmatism is of four types which are as follows-

1. With the rule astigmatism.

2. Against the rule astigmatism.

3. Oblique astigmatism.

4. Bioblique astigmatism.


Symptoms -

1. Difficulty in viewing object or various things.

2. Objects appear elongated than their actual size.

3. Asthenopic symptoms.

4. Dullness in eye.

5. Headache.

6. Feeling of heaviness in eyes.

7. Eyes feel tired, weak than usual.

8. Nausea.

9. Drowsiness.

10. Vomiting.


Investigations-

1. Retinoscopy.

2. Autoreferactometry.

3. Opthalmoscopy.

4. Keratometry.

5. Astigmatic fan test.

6. Computerized corneal topography.

7. Jackson's cross cylinder test.


Treatment-

1. Optical treatment.

2. Cylindrical lenses of appropriate power and axis.

3. Surgery.




Comment(s)

No response found. Be the first to respond to this post

Post Comment

Please Log In  to post comment

Related Resources



The Benefits of Regular Consumption of Lemon Juice
You will find huge numbers of people who're accustomed to consuming "lemon "liquid. It is also intoxicated following the add-on associated with sodium, sugars as well as or even soda pop.

Maintain your Beautiful Skin on a Regular Basis
We all want to become secure inside our skin. We want the skin we have in order to look and feel great usually. This just isn't as difficult as you may imagine; achievement can be achieved easily. Your skin could have a healthy glow constantly.

How proper intake of food with regular balanced diet helps in maintaining a healthy life?
In this article, I have explained how proper intake of food with regular balanced diet helps you to maintain a healthy life style. I have also explained the reason for malnutrition, diseases related with improper food habits, myths about fitness among youth and what you need to understand about balanced diet. Moreover, I have also added my personal conclusion about the importance of balance diet.

Seniors Should Consider Yoga as a Regular Exercise
One of the most rapidly developing segments from the yoga populace is of individuals aged fifty five and old. There tend to be more Seniors Yoga exercise classes, or comparable classes for example Ageless Yoga exercise, or Mild Yoga, than in the past, as aging seniors look with regard to safe methods to remain energetic, strong, as well as healthy.

10 summer food items worth adding to your regular diet menu
This article describes about the best 10 summer food items worth adding to your regular diet menu this summer. Besides, it also provides information why these foods are must have in the hot summer dry conditions.

Latest Resources From The Same Category



Mouth Ulcer Disease
This article gives you some brief explanation about a disease called mouth ulcer.

Easy Availability of These Facilities, have Made People house of Disease
Earlier, it was concluded by medical scientists that people get health deterioration, out of lack of health facilities. Keeping that in mind, they were provided with health facilities. But, now such shocking medical statistics, come forward; from which, medical scientists comes on conclusion that some health facilities, instead of solving health problems; have created much worse, new health problems.

Avoid alcohol for a healthy life
Drinking alcohol is not good for our body. But the number of heavy drinkers are increasing day by day. This is an article which explains how intake of alcohol badly affect the people.

Hyponatremia: a serious sodium deficiency
Hyponatremia is a silent but a serious diseases that occurs because of sodium deficiency. Here I explain the reasons, symptoms and preventing methods of this disease. Three categories of this disease is also given here.

Top ten food for the health of women
Women are physically weak. They need healthy and nutrient food items in each stages of their life. This article explains about top ten healthy food items that are very necessary for women to live healthy.

 

Top Performers     Top Contributors     Share and Earn     Terms of Service    Privacy Policy     Contact Us