P3, other applications of light

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Other applications of light

Lasers:
-an intense narrow beam of light

Can be used for
-cutting through materials
-burning
-Cauterising

Cauterising-
-medical laser- Used to destroy damaged tissue or stop bleeding, eg after surgery

Lasers often used to repair damaged retinas. It can precisely cut open corneas, altering its shape, fixing the persons vision

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