Ahn Jae Hyun opens up about his serious eye condition
Actor and model, Ahn Jae Hyun best known for his roles in My Love From Another Star and You Are All Surrounded, recently revealed during an interview that he has a serious medical condition called, Retinal detachment.
According to Mayo Clinic, Retinal detachment is "an emergency situation in which a critical layer of tissue (the retina) at the back of the eye pulls away from the layer of blood vessels that provides it with oxygen and nourishment." Also if not treated right away Retinal detachment could cause permanent blindness. You can read more about this condition here.
While in high school, Ahn Jae Hyun said he couldn't even "see people because the brightness of light was too strong." At that time he received surgery to correct the problem which resulted in him being "bed ridden for about two months" during recovery. Now he lives with two sponges in his eyes, has regular monthly eye check ups, and wears lenses specifically for his condition.
Are you shocked to learn Ahn Jae Hyun is dealing with such a serious eye condition?