Rep. Dan Crenshaw Temporarily Blind & Going “Off The Grid” Following Eye Surgery
Written by B87FM on April 10, 2021
Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw says that he’s going “off the grid” for the subsequent few weeks as he’s “successfully blind” following emergency surgical procedure on his left eye, Friday. Crenshaw misplaced his proper eye whereas serving in america Navy in the course of the Conflict in Afghanistan.
“I’m sorry to tell everybody that I will probably be just about off the grid for the subsequent few weeks,” the Texas congressman wrote in a press release printed on his social media pages.
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Crenshaw defined that he not too long ago started experiencing “darkish, blurry spots” in his eye and was recognized with a detaching retina.
He added that docs positioned a “gasoline bubble in my eye, which acts as a bandage for my retina.” Attributable to this, he should “face-down for the subsequent week or so, unable to see something.”
“It is a terrifying prognosis for somebody with one eye, and the character of the accidents that I sustained in Afghanistan. Anybody who is aware of the historical past of my accidents is aware of that I haven’t got a ‘good eye,’ however half eye,” he continued in his assertion.
Regardless of the prognosis, he seems to be in good spirits: “I’ve gotten by worse earlier than, and I’ll get by this.”