Eyeball Tattooing ‘Ranks with Stupidity’

Eyeball tattooing is “an appalling concept”, could lead to vision loss and should be banned, say Australia’s ophthalmologists.

The NSW Labor opposition has called the decision by the Baird government to bring eyeball tattooing under the same legislation as piercing and regular tattooing a “major stuff up” which endangers health.

Australian Society of Ophthalmologists president, Dr Michael Steiner, said the concept of eyeball tattooing was “absolutely appalling” and the practice should be banned.

It involves injecting ink into the white part of the eyeball, called the sclera, to permanently dye it another colour… Read More>>

Source: HeraldSun

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