Dr. Emil Chynn prepares the ink colors (left) and William Watson after surgery (right)

Dr. Emil Chynn prepares the ink colors (left) and William Watson after surgery (right)

 

*Suffice it to say, this rare and unusual procedure probably wasn’t all about vanity.

While some people have a hard time watching themselves insert their own contact lenses, imagine having to be awake as a doctor comes near your eye with a needle. Yikes! But the rare procedure of getting an eyeball tattoo is one that the patient must be fully awake for. And lets be real, the only time someone would have the nerve, courage or gumption to request anything like this, would have to be for something really, really serious.

And it was.

The patient behind this surgery was tired of attracting unwanted attention due to a permanently milky-white pupil, which was the result of a serious childhood eye injury.

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