Texas Republican Dan Crenshaw ‘virtually blind’ after eye surgery – The Guardian
The Texas Republican congressman Dan Crenshaw said on Saturday that he had undergone eye surgery and would be effectively blind for a month.
Crenshaw, 37, is a veteran of the elite navy Seals force. He lost his right eye and sustained damage to his left eye in Afghanistan in 2012, when a bomb exploded.
The blast from 2012 caused a cataract, excessive tissue damage, and extensive damage to my retina, Crenshaw said in a statement. It was always a possibility that the effects of the damage to my retina…