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how high can your stigmatism be and use the Toric Acrysof lens
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how high can your stigmatism be and use the Toric Acrysof lens

Does the Toric Acrysof lens accommodate astigmatism of 3.5.? I am having cataract surgery in combination with glaucoma surgery  (trabeculectomy) and this has been advised.  The printed lliterature I've read from
Alcon (dated 2008) does not state how high your stigmatism can be and still use their lens implant.  I'm not adverse to wearing glasses.
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It will not correct 3.5 diopters of corneal astigmatism. The most favorably case would correct 3.00 diopters with the steep axis at 180 or zero and a surgically induced astigmatism of  0.5 with a residual astigmatism of .44 D.

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I need to correct some numbers I reported on my astigmatism  7/13.  This is the RX of the glasses I am now wearing:

Distance Rt.  eye  Sph. o.d.  - 1.75    Cyl o.d. +2.00    Axis o.d.    120

            Lft     eye  Sph. o.d.   -3.25    Cyl o.d. +2.75    Axis o.d.      90

Does this fall in the range of using Toric acrysof lens in cataract surgery?   Thanks for your answer
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This total astigmatism.  We need to know the corneal astigmatism --keratometry and topography.

Dr. O.
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I need to correct some numbers I reported on my astigmatism  7/13.  This is the RX of the glasses I am now wearing:

Distance Rt.  eye  Sph. o.d.  - 1.75    Cyl o.d. +2.00    Axis o.d.    120

            Lft     eye  Sph. o.d.   -3.25    Cyl o.d. +2.75    Axis o.d.      90

Does this fall in the range of using Toric acrysof lens in cataract surgery?   Thanks for your answer
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