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Marc Marquez leaves hospital after successful eye surgery

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Spaniard Marc MÌÁrquez underwent successful surgery today to treat the vision problem present in his right eye.

The 2011 Rookie of the Year in the Moto2 class was operated on first thing Monday morning at the Outpatients Eye Surgery Unit of Barcelona's Hospital Clinico, in a procedure performed by Doctor Bernardo SÌÁnchez Dalmau.

The surgeon treated the rider for paralysis of the upper right oblique muscle, caused by trauma to the fourth right cranial nerve in MÌÁrquez's crash last October 21st in free practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix.

"The patient underwent the operation under local anaesthetic and sedation and the procedure went satisfactorily," said Doctor SÌÁnchez, who discharged the rider so as to allow him "to continue his recovery at home."

The former 125cc World Champion has been gradually regaining normal vision over the past three months, but it had not reached the necessary level required by a professional rider.

After consulting various specialists and receiving the opinion that he would have to undergo an operation once his vision had stabilised, MÌÁrquez decided to schedule this small procedure.

The Repsol Honda rider 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.

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