What to do after cataract surgery

Cataract surgery always comes with a lot of questions. Thinking about what to expect after the cataract operation, you might wonder which activities you are advised to avoid while recovering from your operation. Are you allowed to drive? Can you use make-up? What about common sports activities such as swimming? Your surgeon will give you instructions for a successful and uncomplicated outcome. It is completely normal for each person’s recovery from eye surgery to be slightly different. Take a look at some of the activities below to give you an overview of how the weeks following the cataract surgery will look like.