Causes of Astigmatism

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The exact cause is not known, although genetics may play a fundamental role. Astigmatism sometimes develops after an eye injury, surgery or disease. Astigmatism does not appear due to reading in low light, using the computer, watching too much television or using other electronic devices. 

Substantiated information by:

Jorge Peraza Nieves
Mireia Hereu

Published: 21 October 2020
Updated: 21 October 2020

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