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Jogging and previous retinal detachment

I'm 51 and previously had partial blockage in one eye from high blood pressure. There followed a retinal detachment which could not be repaired. In the other eye I have partial blockage but I can still legally drive and function using the good eye.

I still have flashes in the good eye and floaters but the vision seems relatively stable. I am very careful with stress and physical jarring. I've lost about 70 lbs and the blood pressure is coming down.

Now I want to jog again, maybe on soft surfaces.

I'm looking for an opinion other than my primary eye doctor.

Thank you.
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I am not sue what you mean by partial blockage.  The answer to your question depends on whether or not you have had a vitreous detachment in the good eye, and whether or not there are any peripheral retinal lesions which could increase the risk of a retinal detachment and which need to be treated with laser.  I would see a retina specialist to be sure jogging is safe for you.  Congratulations on the 70 pound weight loss!  
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