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Eyeball jewelry

nerudite

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Okay... we had the tat thread and the tounge splitting thread. So what say ye o Throbbing Brain about the new eyeball jewelry trend?



Personally, piercings and tongue splitting don't bother me at all, but looking at someone that has something on their eyeball gives me that yucky sick feeling. Bleh.
 

Gedunker

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I wear glasses because I can not put anything in my eyes - not even drops.
No freakin' way... 8-!
 

Tranplanner

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Gedunker said:
I wear glasses because I can not put anything in my eyes - not even drops.
No freakin' way... 8-!

I'm with you Gedunker. Just looking at that pic makes me squirm.
 

NHPlanner

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major heebie jeebies looking at that pic.....no way anything's going near my eyes...
 

tsc

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could the piece of crap in their eye be the reason for the nasty bloodshot situation??? :-#
 
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Actually, it just looks like she's got some crap in her eye. The tongue splitting was far more disturbing to me. 8-!
 

BKM

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Gedunker said:
I wear glasses because I can not put anything in my eyes - not even drops.
No freakin' way... 8-!

Absolutely-freakin dittos.

I remember when I was a kid, my optometrist tried to switch me over to contacts. After "failure" he suggested it might work better when I was more "mature.' Hasn't happened, the old buzzard was wrong.

There are people whose correction prescription REQUIRES contacts. Not me, and I've been wearing glasses so long that the vanity issue just doesn't come into play. And, no assembly line doc is going to get a laser anywhere near my eyes. Yucko!
 

PlannerByDay

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One question. WHY?

That is just beggin for infection. I wear contacts and they don't bother me, but I think having something surgically impanted into my eye is just crazy.

I won't even have that laser eye thing done because having someone mess around with my eye is just risky and to do it for "fashion" NEVER
 

GeogPlanner

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I saw this on the wire this morning...how ridiculous! It runs about $1300 I think for a 15 minute procedure to place a piece of silver betweem the membrane on the eye and the conjuntiva. Can you say "eye cancer"?
 

michaelskis

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WTF?

*I can not find a work safe site for the Tounge Splitting thing... but the eye thing is just one more messed up thing that people do...
 

otterpop

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WTF! Tongue splitting was stupid enough, now people want to potentially mess with their eyesight for fashion. Some people just wanna push the "eww" factor, I guess. Honestly, sometimes I encounter these folks and I can't even look at them. Grosses me out. What's next? How about selective leprosy? These folks striving for physical uniqueness could intentionally get leprosy, and just fall apart slowly to everyone else's dismay.
 
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