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Distrito Federal task force performs eye surgery at the Hospital de Base

The goal is to reduce by 70% the queue of those surgeries. About 30 doctors working in the campaign

 
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The Health Department of the Federal District (SES / DF) initiated a campaign of strabismus surgery, glaucoma, cataract and oculoplastic last Sunday (21). The goal is to reduce by 70% the queue of those surgeries. About 30 doctors working in the campaign in the Base Hospital, at different times.

According to information from the Department of Health, the Federal District has approximately 4,760 patients waiting for these procedures. The greatest demand is for cataract surgery, in which 4000 patients waiting for surgery. There are 180 people in the queue strabismus, in 380 and 200 plastic eye in glaucoma.

According to the coordinator of Ophthalmology, SES, Rogério Nobrega, patients who undergo these surgeries return home the same day, even in cases where general anesthesia is required.

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On Sunday (21), also began joint efforts for general surgery, orthopedics, dental care and vascular surgery. The procedures were available in Base Hospital, the Hospital of Ceilândia Hospital North Wing and dental offices in the District.

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