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When can you exercise after cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery is an intraocular procedure, so recovery can take a little bit longer than laser surgery. 

We encourage you to take it easy for the first week after cataract surgery. After one week, you’re able to go for walks, play golf, drive, and enjoy all those normal activities. 

If you have any questions or would like to speak with one of our friendly experts regarding cataract surgery, you can book an appointment online, or give us a call on 03 8372 0187 and we’ll assist you. 

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Dr Anton van Heerden, MBCHB; FRANZCO
Ophthalmologist & Laser Eye Surgeon

Based in Melbourne, but with a reputation that transcends borders, Dr Van Heerden sets the highest bar for laser vision correction surgery in Australia. While his skills and experience are second to none, it is his fun, caring and down to earth nature that truly set’s him apart from the rest. You can sit back and enjoy the journey knowing every detail has been carefully considered.

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