The majority of adults in the UK require glasses or contact lenses to correct pre-existing refractive errors including short-sight, long-sight and astigmatism.
Many patients are used to wearing their glasses and do not want to stop. However, for some, cataract surgery is a welcome opportunity to reduce their dependency on glasses.
All lenses come in different strengths, and the power most suited to you will be calculated according to the measurements taken before the surgery. Depending upon your visual requirements as well as the level of astigmatism, I may recommend a monofocal lens, toric lens or multifocal lens.