Contact lens research over the last several years has resulted in the development of a high performance, comfortable and easy to care for contact lens that corrects astigmatism. It is called a "soft toric lens". The Toric lens is specially designed to accomodate the irregularly-shaped cornea and provide crisp, clear vision. What's more, as a soft lens, the Toric is more comfortable, easier to wear, and easier to adjust to than the rigid lenses which had previously been prescribed for astigmatism.
(contributed by H. Frank Storey, OD)
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