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I am due to have cataract surgery on my right eye in

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I am due to have cataract surgery on my right eye in October. I normally swim twice weekly in a local heated pool. How long do I need to wait before resuming my swims? I find theswimming excellent for my arthritic knees. I am 82, and apart from the arthritis in good health.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Eye
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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 12 months ago.

Thank you for your question.

I am Dr. Shahzad and will be helping you out with your concerns.

Unfortunately, you would have to take one week off your swimming.

After one week, you can resume to swim.

Let me know if you have more questions.
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Expert:  Dr. SH replied 12 months ago.

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