Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) was released from George Washington University Hospital on Monday afternoon after a successful surgery.
The surgery, which took more than three hours, repaired broken bones in Reid's face from an exercise injury. The injury caused blindness in Reid's right eye.
Adam Jentleson, a spokesman for Reid, told Politico that doctors are "optimistic" Reid will regain sight in his eye, but "there is no definitive verdict yet."
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Reid will work from his Washington home for the rest of the week.
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