A couple of years ago, it was three surgeries to repair a ruptured right Achilles tendon. Now, the first of my knee replacement surgeries. I had the surgery on my right knee here in Naples, Fla., on Sept. 19, 2017, and returned home on Sept. 22. Here’s a shot of the dressing on the incision (much shorter than the one for a depression fracture of my left knee in1988).