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August Alsina apparently has some serious eye issues that recently required corrective surgery. The singer took to Instragram last night and posted a photo that shows him during the detailed procedure, which looks uncomfortable to say the least. In the photo, Al is having his eyelids held back, ala Clockwork Orange while bright green lights are being shot into his cornea. Ouch.

According to the singer, he is already blind in one eye and loosing sight in the other. The surgery was needed in order for him to keep what eyesight he has left. "So I have this eye disease.. Blind in my left, and losing vision in my right. In order to prevent my eyesight from deteriorating ihad to do this surgery," he captioned the photo. "This shit is beyond painful & Life be throwin' a nigxa curve balls but what I've gained from it all is priceless... A lot of things that are so natural to us in life (like waking up and being able to see