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Queen Máxima launches eye health campaign in Rotterdam

The white stuff! Queen Máxima of The Netherlands looks elegant as she steps out in Rotterdam to launch eye health campaign

  • Queen Máxima stepped out in a classy white collared shift dress this afternoon
  • The Queen, 51, attended the launch of a campaign into ending myopia
  • Máxima oozed elegance as she arrived at the Erasmus medical centre

Queen Máxima of The Netherlands looked elegant as ever in a white shift dress as she stepped out in Rotterdam this afternoon.

The Argentine-born royal paired the dress with tan wedges with an ankle strap and carried a tan handbag with a wildlife pattern.

She added a weaved tan belt to the collared dress to clinch it at the waist, and wore flower-shaped pearl earrings.

Queen Máxima paired her white shift dress with tan wedges with an ankle strap and clinched at the waist with a belt

The Queen looked elegant as she stepped out in Rotterdam at the Erasmus medical centre this afternoon

The Queen looked elegant as she stepped out in Rotterdam at the Erasmus medical centre this afternoon

Máxima beamed as the sun shone on her in Rotterdam this afternoon where she met with researchers and children with myopia

Máxima beamed as the sun shone on her in Rotterdam this afternoon where she met with researchers and children with myopia

The mother-of-three, 51, wore her blonde locks down and tucked behind her ears as she arrived at the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam.

Wearing just a touch of blusher and light eye make-up, the Queen opted for a nude glossy lip for a natural daytime look. 

The Queen, who is married to King Willem-Alexander, 55, attended the centre to launch a new campaign centred around optical health.

Máxima’s ‘Marble myopia out of the world’ campaign is injecting funding into research around the eye condition myopia.

Myopia, which many will know as short-sightedness, is a common eye condition making it difficult for people to see objects that are far away.

It is usually corrected with glasses or contact lenses. 

The Argentine-born royal was all smiles as she arrived at the centre to discuss ending myopia

The Argentine-born royal was all smiles as she arrived at the centre to discuss ending myopia

Mother-of-three Máxima, who used to work in marketing before meeting her husband King Willem-Alexander, has recently returned from a trip to Vienna

Mother-of-three Máxima, who used to work in marketing before meeting her husband King Willem-Alexander, has recently returned from a trip to Vienna

Appearing at the campaign launch, The Queen smiled as she prepared to meet with professors to discuss myopia

Appearing at the campaign launch, The Queen smiled as she prepared to meet with professors to discuss myopia

While visiting the medical centre, Máxima, who used to work in marketing before meeting her husband, met with people who suffer from myopia as well as other researchers.

Photos showed her watching as a young boy took an eye test and playing with other children at the launch.

It has been a busy few weeks for Queen Máxima who has recently returned from a trip to Austria with her husband. 

Máxima watched as a young boy had an eye test while visiting the launch at the Erasmus Medical Centre

Máxima watched as a young boy had an eye test while visiting the launch at the Erasmus Medical Centre

The Queen looked deep in conversation as a professional explained the results of the young boy's eye test

The Queen looked deep in conversation as a professional explained the results of the young boy’s eye test

The King and Queen visited Vienna last week after an official invitation from Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen.

While in the city, the King and Queen attended a banquet with the president and his wife Doris Schmidauer and also went to watch a performance by the Dutch Chamber Choir.

Máxima, who spends much of her time supporting health causes, attended the launch of a mental health foundation in the city of Rotterdam in March this year.

With a particular focus on mental health, she has spoken several times about the subject, including on a MIND panel during the Covid pandemic. 

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