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.


Dr. Azevedo Guerreiro

Look out for sight problems in patients following bariatric surgery
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