Lindsey Buckingham's Wife Posts Surgery Update, Stevie Nicks Responds

Former guitarist and vocalist for Fleetwood Mac , Lindsey Buckingham, is at home recovering from open heart surgery. His wife announced the news via social media .

Unfortunately the singer is also facing another battle. Lindsay reportedly suffered injuries to his vocal chords during the procedure.

His wife Kristen wanted to use Lindsey's situation as a plea to others to get checked out by a doctor and to also thank his fans for all of their support.

"Our family thought it important to share what’s happening with Lindsey with the hope that inspires someone else to seek preventative care. Lindsey’s family has a history of heart issues, having lost both his father at 56 and his brother at 46 to heart related illness. If anyone is experiencing even the mildest of symptoms we encourage you to seek the care of a physician. We are so thankful for the kind and generous love given by the people surrounding Lindsey, me and our kids throughout this emotional time. We can’t thank you enough for all you did for our family. We will never forget you. XO," she wrote.

Stevie Nicks has also commented on her former bandmate.