Astigmatism Simulator

The pictures below demonstrate the approximate effect of increasing astigmatism under average light conditions.  This approximates how images will look if astigmatism alone exists after cataract surgery, and is not corrected with glasses or contact lenses.   Images on the right show a magnified view of the smaller fonts.   

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Magnified View

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