US comedian Jay Leno was treated for burns he sustained in a fire in his California garage and then released from the hospital.
Leno, 72, spent ten days in a hospital in Los Angeles after getting hurt in his face, chest, and hands.
He will continue to undergo follow-up care, and the Grossman Burn Center said he “is very appreciative of all of the well wishes” he has gotten.
Leno’s physician expressed his satisfaction with the patient’s development.
Burn and cosmetic surgeon Dr. Peter Grossman expressed confidence in the former Tonight Show host’s full recovery.
The medical facility also unveiled a picture of Leno grinning with medical personnel, his wounds clearly visible.his jawline, neck and hands.
The hospital also released a photo of Leno smiling with hospital staff, with injuries visible to his jawline, neck and hands.
Leno suffered serious and significant second-degree burns on 12 November in an explosion sparked while he was working underneath a vintage car in his garage.
He received two skin graft surgeries while at the burn centre but Dr Grossman has said Leno remained in good spirits, even making jokes and once handing out cookies to children also being treated at the burn unit.
Leno “is looking forward to spending Thanksgiving with his family and friends and wishes everyone a wonderful holiday”, the hospital said on Monday.
The comedian left The Tonight Show in 2014. In 2015 he launched a TV programme called Jay Leno’s Garage, where he drives rare and vintage cars with famous people.
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