lowrence & mayo

In some cases the eye is more curved along a particular axis and this is corrected by means of astigmatic lenses i.e. cylindrical lenses. Astigmatism does not usually occur alone but along with myopia or hyperopia. Astigmatic correction is represented as the cylindrical power of your prescription.

Spectacle Options
Try and choose a frame shape that's not too big.

If your astigmatism is moderate or high don't choose too high a refractive index.

Contact Lens Options
If you want freedom from glasses consider using our expertise in fitting specialized contact lenses for your astigmatic power called Toric contact lenses. They come in the healthier modality of wear called disposable contact lenses.