Biometry is used to calculate the lens power for cataract surgery.

During cataract surgery the aging crystalline lens is removed and replaced with a new artificial lens. The required lens power is different for every patient and depends on the type and amount of refractive error (short-sightedness, far sightedness or astigmatism).

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Many professional athletes wear contact lenses or had LASIK.

Wearing glasses not only creates interference but may also lead to severe injuries. The advent of contact lenses and LASIK has played a pivotal role in ensuring that an athlete’s career is not derailed just because he/ she must wear glasses.

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