Wavefront Treatment for Irregular Astigmatism Questions and Answers Archive

May
2001

Q&A: Is irregular astigmatism correctable for people that are nearsighted?

Question:

IS IRREGULAR ASTIGMATISM CORRECTABLE? FOR NEARSITED PEOPLE

- DAVID

Answer:

 Andrew Caster, MD, FACS - LocateADoc.com

At this time, irregular astigmatism is not correctable. However, the new technique known as wavefront or custom cornea will be able to treat this disorder -- it should be available by 2003. Andrew Caster, MD www.castervision.com

-- Andrew Caster, MD, FACS
Beverly Hills, California