Queen Beatrix operated on for cataracts

19th August 2011, Comments 0 comments

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands has been operated on for cataracts in her right eye according to the Dutch Government Information Service.

The Queen was treated on Thursday as an outpatient and was able to leave the hospital after the operation. However the Government Information Service refused to say which hospital carried out the procedure.

The operation went well and the Queen has recovered fully. She is expected to attend the closing event at the FEI European Dessage Championships in Rotterdam this afternoon.

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