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They will operate on children and young people with strabismus in Portuguesa

The patients are being recruited and evaluated by specialists from Misión Milagro

In the Portuguesa state, a new surgical day will be carried out to care for children and young people with strabismus, who are being recruited and evaluated by specialists from the Misión Milagro.

The evaluation of the patients will begin this Thursday, June 06, at the Rafael Azuaje Popular Clinic, in Guanare, in order, according to the first lady of the state, María Gabriela Gil de Cedeño, to subsequently undergo surgery in the public health system. health.

“We are consulting and doing preoperative optical assessment for boys and girls with strabismus that we will be operating on in the coming days,” he reported.

The second day of consultations and preoperative clinical assessment takes place this Friday, June 07, with the care of patients from Turén, Esteller, Páez (Acarigua), Biscucuy (Sucre), Ospino, San Genaro de Boconoíto, Agua Blanca and San Rafael from Onoto, indicated @mariagabrielagil_araure on Instagram.

Diagnosis and surgery are free

Both the diagnostic consultation and the strabismus surgery and the medical-surgical supplies have no cost to the patient, as they are developed within the framework of the National Surgical Plan to improve the visual health of the population and therefore the quality of life.

Gil de Cedeño highlighted the common efforts of the national and regional governments to carry out the operations of the Misión Milagro, which in February of this year held its first children's surgical day in Portuguesa, correcting strabismus in more than 80 patients, and two Months later, in April, it freed 178 adult patients from cataracts.

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