How Do I Know If I Have Astigmatism – Home Test

Astigmatism is a common refractive error which is easily diagnosed and treated. To get an indication if you have astigmatism, try the quick exercise below:

If the lines do not all appear equally dark in the above graphic you most probably have some degree of astigmatism. We would recommend that you make a booking with a Vision Works optometrist at your soonest availability. 

Also take note of the lighter grey lines. These indicate in what direction (axis) your astigmatism lies.

During our comprehensive eye test our Optometrists will accurately identify your astigmatic error among many other tests and be able to determine the strength of the prescription needed for your glasses or contact lenses. 

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