Hélène Ségara: “losing both eyes”, her overwhelming fight against an irreversible illness

Hélène Ségara: “losing both eyes”, her overwhelming fight against an irreversible illness
Hélène Ségara: “losing both eyes”, her overwhelming fight against an irreversible illness

She is losing her sight little by little… This Sunday, May 5, in the show Seven to Eight, Hélène Ségara spoke openly about her state of health. For several years, the singer has suffered from an unknown illness which makes her gradually blind. “I still don’t know what I’m fighting him against.”she revealed. “But I try everything”, adds the one who also suffers from macular degeneration.

It all began in April 2013. Hélène Ségara was returning from Russia when she “woke up one morning with a curtain literally in front of her eyes”without understanding what was happening to him. “From there, everything happened. I had implants in my eyes. I had a total of around twenty interventionsshe remembers.

“I could no longer live a normal daily life”

But his condition continues to worsen in 2022. “I realized that I was really losing one of my eyes. Nothing could help, nothing worked anymore. I could no longer live a normal daily life. I could no longer see my phone screen, I could no longer read, I could no longer peel a fruit. I was mostly losing both eyes“, says the interpreter of love is a sun.

At that point, the only solution is surgery. But despite all the tests, doctors still cannot make a diagnosis. “At first, we said it was a tumor,” she slips.

Hélène Ségara: an unknown eye disease

“Then we said it was multiple sclerosis for two years, then I heard all kinds of things… We looked for everything autoimmune diseases, lumbar punctures, biopsiesspecifies Hélène Ségara.

Today, the 53 year old artist intends to enjoy the present moment. I want to enjoy every moment, love a lot, eat delicious things, cook for those I love. I want to see everything, watch everything as long as I can.”confides the one who was forced to limit her tour due to her health problems.

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