Astigmatism …. by Jim Adams
The scroll of the screen continued even after she closed her eyes. The long and short arrows pointed left and right, up and down as the ophthalmologist measured the curvature of the front of her cornea by using a non-invasive medical imaging technique to map the surface curvature of the outer structure of her eye. The test determined that her vision is blurred because her cornea (the clear front cover of her eye) is irregularly shaped, but she also had cataracts. Jade was a popular blogger who wrote poetry and she also enjoyed the sound of music, participating in Song Lyric Sunday and the MM Music challenge every other Friday. There was a vast wonderland out there and jade was missing some of it because of her vision, so she decided to schedule the surgery.
With the surgery and the new lenses implanted, she would be able to spot familiar…
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