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The latest fashion must-have: eyeball jewellery

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posted on Apr, 7 2004 @ 02:36 PM

"Dutch eye surgeons have implanted tiny pieces of jewellery called "JewelEye" in the mucous membrane of the eyes of six women and one man in cosmetic surgery pioneered by an ophthalmic surgery research and development institute in Rotterdam.

The procedure involves inserting a 3.5 mm (0.13 inch) wide piece of specially developed jewellery -- the range includes a glittering half-moon or heart -- into the eye's mucous membrane under local anaesthetic at a cost of 500 to 1,000 euros (270 to 540 pounds).

"In my view it is a little more subtle than (body) piercing. It is a bit of a fun thing and a very personal thing for people," said Gerrit Melles, director of the Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery ( "

Count me the hell out of this one!

posted on Apr, 7 2004 @ 03:36 PM
I hope everyone will forgive me if I throw up

That really takes the cake. Earrings, yes. Eye diamonds, bugger that.

[Edited on 7-4-2004 by Pisky]

posted on Apr, 7 2004 @ 04:15 PM
Oh for the love of god this is just getting ridiculous. :shk:

posted on Apr, 7 2004 @ 04:22 PM
I can see it now mum mum i want an Eye diamonds cana cana cana I want one lol

posted on Apr, 7 2004 @ 04:25 PM
Gross gross gross
.'s just different norms isnt it? I mean, I don't have my ears pierced, and I personally never plan on getting them done; I don't see the point in having holes stabbed in your ears so you can ram different pieces of metal through them on a daily basis.

posted on Apr, 7 2004 @ 04:30 PM
It looks somewhat cool, but I would never do that.
I imagine it would feel strange initially....
nope, not for me.

posted on Apr, 7 2004 @ 05:58 PM
I agree, there's a limit to everything and that would be mine,"my limit" err that and nipple piercing.

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