If you are handling people who have previously had bariatric surgery, you should look out for visual impairment.


A Portuguese study conducted by Dr, Rui Azevedo Guerreiro, showed that 69% of bariatric surgery patients went on to suffer vitamin A deficiency 4 years post op, leading to eye problems.


The study does not explain why this happens other than many don’t take the vitamin supplements that they are encouraged to take.


http://medicalresearch.com/weight-research/vitamin_deficiency_after_bariatric_surgery_can_lead_to_eye_complications/9684/










Dr. Azevedo Guerreiro

Look out for sight problems in patients following bariatric surgery
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