British queen Elizabeth operated on for cataracts

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The 92-year-old British princess Elizabeth is at the end of last month had surgery for cataracts, reports Reuters.

Elizabeth was helped into the King Edward VII’s Hospital, a privéziekenhuis in London. According to a spokesperson from Buckingham Palace, it was a “short, planned surgery”.

The queen had suffered from cataract, also known as grey cataracts, a condition in which the visibility decreases as a result of clouding of the eye lens.

The queen has no official obligations must say as a result of the surgery, but put in the context of her recovery several times a sunglasses. Among others, during a visit to the horse race Epsom Derby and a garden party at Buckingham Palace appeared Elizabeth with the glasses on her nose.

Also Friday was Elizabeth again simply to work. With her eldest son prince Charles, she went to Westminster Abbey. After a service, she opened the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries in the church.


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