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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ham
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Immediately. : She can travel immediately. Altitude or a plane will not affect here recovery, or the other eye.
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Dr. Andrew Dahl
54 years experience Ophthalmology
Now: There is no reason why a patient who has just had laser surgery (iridotomy) for acure angle closure glaucoma cannot fly immediately. It is importan ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vorhies
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends, of course: Depends on what procedure was done. Many vascular procedures are now done with wires and catheters and allow treatment as an outpatient. I recommend ... Read More
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Dr. Gilles Pinault
29 years experience General Surgery
Depends on surgery: It really depends in the type if case , how the procedure was done, and how healthy the patient is to begin with. I've had patients travel within days ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Can be: It depends entirely on the surgery. If the surgery was an ENT procedure, then pressure on the ears or sinuses could be a problem. If there are complic ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on what your problem might be. If you are not scared of flying, you may not take anything. Food and drinks will be provided while on board. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Travel: Rest and good nite's sleep before the trip, is safest medicine.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
36 years experience Travel Medicine
"sure": Air travel, or really any mode of travel, can be uniquely stressful (as well as exciting!). Change in diet, being tired, stressed, or jet lagged can a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric L. Weiss
36 years experience Travel Medicine
I'll say no...: Air travel remains one of the safest ways to get around. At the spry age of 60 you should be fine! remember to be mindful of hydration, get up and wal ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Avoid some flights: Don't worry about this until and unless you're flying from a geographic area where Covid-19 is currently a problem, such as China, S. Korea, Iran, or ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes: If you have no pregnancy complications, you can travel in the us via air until 36 weeks gestation. Check with your airline for their regulations for ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
34 years experience Travel Medicine
No: Air travel is not risky for mother or her fetus. However, restrictions are in place to limit the possibility of an unplanned delivery on the plane. ... Read More

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