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Sun Apr 11, 2021, 07:14 AM

U.S. Rep. Dan Crenshaw temporarily blinded after emergency eye surgery

HOUSTON — Congressman Dan Crenshaw is recovering after having emergency surgery on his left eye after doctors discovered his retina was detaching.

Crenshaw, R-Houston, said he will be off the grid for a few weeks since he will be “effectively blind” as he continues to recover from the procedure.

The congressman said it started when he noticed blurry spots in his vision and went to get checked out by an ophthalmologist on Thursday. That is when they made the discovery about his retina detaching.

“This is a terrifying prognosis for someone with one eye, and the nature of the injuries that I sustained in Afghanistan. Anyone who knows the history of my injuries knows that I don’t have a ‘good eye,’ but half a good eye,” Crenshaw said. “The blast from 2012 caused a cataract, excessive tissue damage, and extensive damage to my retina. It was always a possibility that the effects of the damage to my retina would resurface, and it appears that is exactly what has happened.”

Read more: https://www.khou.com/article/news/local/dan-crenshaw-eye-surgery/285-805b507b-43f8-494a-9639-1630810a28bb

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun Apr 11, 2021, 07:21 AM

1. I'll Try And Pencil In Some Sympathy, Sir

Tuesday after next there might be a spare moment early in the morning....

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun Apr 11, 2021, 07:35 AM

2. This is like the time Steve Scalise was shot, and he recovered well

enough to be the same Republican asshole he was previously. They learn nothing from adversity.

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Sun Apr 11, 2021, 10:21 AM

3. I wish him the same level of care and concern he votes for others.

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