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Márquez undergoes successful eye surgery

Márquez undergoes successful eye surgery

Marc Márquez has undergone a successful operation on his right eye to correct vision problems he has suffered since his crash in Malaysia.

The 125cc World Champion has been gradually recovering his vision over the past three months, but not to the optimum condition needed to compete at a professional level. After consulting with several specialists, it was decided that the best avenue was a small intervention to correct the vision in his right eye.

The Moto2 Rookie of the Year award winner was operated on early Monday morning at the Ophthalmic Institute at the HOutpatients Eye Surgery Unit of Barcelona’s Hospital Clinico, in a procedure performed by Doctor Bernardo Sánchez Dalmau. Márquez has been discharged from hospital to continue recovery at home.

Márquez will now rest up and begin his road to a full recovery. The opening Moto2 test of the year is set to take place on February 8th-10th at the Ricardo Tormo circuit in Valencia and he has not ruled out his participation. A decision will be taken at the end of the current month and will depend on the Repsol rider’s condition -as analysed by specialists

Press release courtesy of Repsol Media Service

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Moto2, 2011, Marc Marquez, Team CatalunyaCaixa Repsol

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