August Alsina

On Friday rising R&B heartthrob August Alsina revealed to fans that he is dealing with an undisclosed degenerative eye disease via Instagram.

Alsina spoke about his eye disease, which has caused him partial blindness.

“So I have this eye disease.. Blind in my left, and losing vision in my right,” he captioned a photo posted of him in the middle of an operation.

In order to prevent my eyesight from deteriorating ihad to do this surgery,” he wrote. “This [expletive] is beyond painful & Life be throwin’ a [expletive] curve balls but what I’ve gained from it all is priceless.”

Alsina, 22, wraps up the message by encouraging his fans to not take life for granted.

“A lot of things that are so natural to us in life (like waking up and being able to see) we can take it for granted,” he wrote. “Thank God the OG for allowing me to see.. The good the bad the ugly, I’m just glad to see.”

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