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How Soon Can I Fly After Cataract Surgery
Assuming that the: Surgery was on the right foot and involved an osteotomy, I have 2 requirements: 1. A minimum of 6-8 weeks have passed after surgery, normal healing time for broken bones. 2. After the 6-8 weeks, I have my patients sit in their car at home and simulate jamming on the brake as if they have to stop in an emergency. When they can do that without flinching, driving is ok. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Depending on pre-surgery risks & other surgical factors (was laser cataract surgery performed, was there any complication, excess iris manipulation or energy needed), most pts can go back to school/computer/work in 2-5days: as long as using drops, no bending, lifting, heavy straining performed. Swimming with goggles likely ok at 7-10 days; no goggles @30d: check with eyeMD; [email protected] ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
1-2 weeks: As soon as you are comfortable to fly ...Read more
Use your judgment: Air travel after hernia repair has no specific restriction. Use your judgment, an base your decision on factors such as how long ago the operation was, level of complexity, presence of complications, etc. Ask your surgeon specifics about your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2-6 weeks: If you're recovering well, 2 weeks would be early but possible. 6 weeks would be entirely reasonable. ...Read more
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