An interesting discussion on the mechanisms of reversing (or acquiring) astigmatism on a biological level came up on Denise’s latest topic, and after thinking, I decided that having it in a separate topic might be very helpful for future reference in case we get even more nice insights on the question.
On lens-induced astigmatism:
What is extremely confusing to me is that astigmatism reacts very well to stimulus over the short term. I spend ten minutes clearing the ghosting, it goes away, I enjoy my clear vision, I go to sleep, I wake up and the ghosting is back! It’s incredibly volatile, and I have no idea what mechanism gives tangible improvement so quickly and reverts back to its initial shape the moment I give it a chance.
I wonder if other people with astigmatism can relate to this kind of experience?