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BLOG: There’s nothing as boring as biometry

October 19, 2017

For our blog’s first real entry, we’d like to talk about the most boring, but perhaps most basic, element of cataract surgery outcomes: biometrics and the postoperative refraction.

Biometry is the mathematical crossover to biology, in this case, to determine an accurately powered IOL to leave the patient with his or her desired postsurgical refractive outcome.

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Ocular Surface Diseases, Disorders, & DysfunctionsTM: Volume 2, Number 4

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Shire.

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