UK's Queen underwent eye surgery for cataract in May

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II arrives for a garden party at Buckingham Palace in London

Queen Elizabeth II donned sunglasses at Epsom Downs racecourse in Surrey on June 2, 2018, after cataract surgery.

She also toured the Diamond Jubilee Galleries at Westminster Abbey with Prince Charles.

To help celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th birthday we have collated someof her most candid pictures.

The palace announced he had undergone successful hip surgery in April after retiring from public life last summer, having attended more than 22,000 engagements and delivered almost 5,500 speeches over the years.

The Queen at Epsom Racecourse Surrey UK on June 2nd following cataract surgery
The Queen at Epsom Racecourse Surrey UK on June 2nd following cataract surgery

The Queen did not cancel or postpone any engagements following the operation as she has been seen wearing sunglasses at a number of events including the Royal Windsor Horse Show and Buckingham Palace garden parties. These usually become bigger over time, causing blurry, misty vision and eventually blindness, if left untreated.

Britain's 92-year-old Queen Elizabeth II underwent eye surgery to remove a cataract in May, Buckingham Palace said on Friday.

Cataract surgery is one of the most common medical procedures in the United Kingdom and involves replacing the cloudy lens inside your eye with an artificial one. It can four to six weeks for patients to fully recover.

Next Thursday, in an appearance sure to be closely watched, she will spend a day in Cheshire in northwest England near Liverpool with none other than her newest granddaughter-in-law, Duchess Meghan of Sussex, 36.

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