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Question:
Is it OK to swim with a lens implant in a pool with chemicals?

Answer:
Certainly, once the post-op healing has occurred, you may swim as often and as long as you wish. The implant lens is inside of your eye and is not subject to surface interactions, airplane rides, scuba diving etc.

Answered by: Wayne Bizer, DODr. Wayne Bizer

Categories: Cataracts

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Answered: Jul 26, 2013

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