Within the previous few days, Bag. Dan Crenshaw talked about he had begun to trip “darkish, blurry spots” that had been affecting his mark. | Chip Somodevilla/Getty Pictures
Bag. Dan Crenshaw will seemingly be “successfully blind” for approximately a month and “off the grid” for the impending weeks after emergency see surgical scheme, the Texas Republican announced Saturday.
Crenshaw, a outmoded Navy SEAL, lost an see in an IED blast in Afghanistan, which also introduced about “intensive harm” to his diverse retina.
Within the previous few days, Crenshaw talked about he had begun to trip “darkish, blurry spots” that had been affecting his mark, after which he went Thursday to an ophthalmologist, where he realized that his retina used to be in the technique of detaching.
Crenshaw talked about the info used to be “grisly” and the prognosis “very defective.”
“Anyone who is aware of the historical previous of my accidents is aware of that I don’t trust a ‘right see,’ but half of a right see,” Crenshaw talked about in an announcement. “It used to be frequently a likelihood that the outcomes of the harm to my retina would resurface, and it appears to be like that is strictly what has befell.”
Crenshaw talked about he’ll be resting face-down for approximately a week, unable to peek anything, after getting a “gas bubble” build in role to wait on as a “bandage” for the retina in emergency surgical scheme Friday at a VA hospital in Houston.
Crenshaw won’t be doing any interviews or posting on social media, he talked about, establish for health updates. His locations of work will peaceable be working.
“I if truth be told trust gotten by worse before, and I will gain by this,” Crenshaw added.