Patients who undergo cataract surgery should not drive on the day of the procedure, according to All About Vision. Many patients report clear vision several hours after cataract surgery and can resume daily activities, s... More »

There are no restrictions for air travel following cataract surgery, according to the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute. However, patients must show up at their scheduled post-operative appointments, Gary Foster, M.D. advises. More »

A patient recovering from a routine hernia procedure can typically drive a couple days after the procedure. Hernia patients are often prescribed narcotic pain medication and can't drive while taking it, according to Univ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Complete recovery from cataract surgery takes approximately one month barring any complications, according to All About Vision. A large number of patients experience clear vision several hours after surgery, while others... More »

As long as the patient is healthy, an uncomplicated cataract surgery takes around 10 minutes to complete, states All About Vision. Postoperative recovery from the anesthesia takes 30 minutes or more. More » Health Vision

Patients who have undergone cataract surgery are often able to return to work within a few days, according to NHS Choices. Individuals who have demanding jobs or those who face work-related exposure to dust and liquid ma... More »

Uncomplicated cataract surgery should only last approximately 10 minutes, according to All About Vision. After cataract surgery, patients may stay in a recovery room for 30 minutes to an hour before they can go home. More » Health Vision