Sclera Tattoo

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[[Image:Scleratattoojoeltron.jpg|thumb|[[Joeltron]]'s sclera tattoo]]
 
[[Image:Scleratattoojoeltron.jpg|thumb|[[Joeltron]]'s sclera tattoo]]
  
A '''Sclera tattoo''' is a tattoo on the white area of the eyeball. In [[2007]], the first tattoo experiment was done by Howie, of [[Lunacobra.net]], on three men with sighted eyes: [[Shannon Larratt]], [[Pauly Unstoppable]] and Josh Rahn. Many others have been done since then but it is still very new and can be dangerous. The method of injecting eyes with tattoo ink was invented by Shannon Larratt. Unlike regular tattoos, sclera tattoos are irreversible; [[laser removal]] cannot be done on an eye.  
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A '''Sclera tattoo''' is a tattoo on the white area of the eyeball. In [[2007]], the first tattoo experiment was done by Howie, of [[Lunacobra.net]], on three men with sighted eyes: [[Shannon Larratt]], [[Pauly Unstoppable]] and Josh Rahn. This procedure was inspired by [[Rachel Larratt]]'s [[eyeball implant]], where a platinum star was implanted into her sclera. Many others have been done since then but it is still very new and can be dangerous. The method of injecting eyes with tattoo ink was invented by Shannon Larratt. Unlike regular tattoos, sclera tattoos are irreversible; [[laser removal]] cannot be done on an eye.  
  
 
In 2012, sclera tattoos increased in popularity.
 
In 2012, sclera tattoos increased in popularity.
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*Social complications
 
*Social complications
 
*This is a very new procedure so there may be other unknown risks.
 
*This is a very new procedure so there may be other unknown risks.
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==See also==
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*[[Corneal Tattooing]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/27/the-sleeper-has-awakened/ BME article: The Sleeper has Awakened]
 
*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/27/the-sleeper-has-awakened/ BME article: The Sleeper has Awakened]
 
*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/15/cosmic-eyes-ftw/ BME article: Cosmic Eyes FTW]
 
*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/15/cosmic-eyes-ftw/ BME article: Cosmic Eyes FTW]
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*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/10/the-black-eyeball-club/ BME article: The Black Eyeball Club]
 
*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/15/arriving-on-the-red-eye/ BME article: Arriving on the Red Eye]  
 
*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/15/arriving-on-the-red-eye/ BME article: Arriving on the Red Eye]  
 
*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/14/black-eyes-in-brazil/ BME article: Black Eyes in Brazil]
 
*[http://news.bme.com/2012/10/14/black-eyes-in-brazil/ BME article: Black Eyes in Brazil]
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*[http://news.bme.com/2012/05/16/four-years-later/ BME article: Four Years Later]
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*[http://news.bme.com/2013/03/03/eyeball-tattoo-interview-five-years-later Eyeball Tattoo interview, 5 years later]
  
 
[[Category: Tattoos]]
 
[[Category: Tattoos]]
 
[[Category: Extreme Modifications]]
 
[[Category: Extreme Modifications]]

Latest revision as of 01:33, 4 March 2013

Joeltron's sclera tattoo

A Sclera tattoo is a tattoo on the white area of the eyeball. In 2007, the first tattoo experiment was done by Howie, of Lunacobra.net, on three men with sighted eyes: Shannon Larratt, Pauly Unstoppable and Josh Rahn. This procedure was inspired by Rachel Larratt's eyeball implant, where a platinum star was implanted into her sclera. Many others have been done since then but it is still very new and can be dangerous. The method of injecting eyes with tattoo ink was invented by Shannon Larratt. Unlike regular tattoos, sclera tattoos are irreversible; laser removal cannot be done on an eye.

In 2012, sclera tattoos increased in popularity.

[edit] Risks

An example of the ink migrating
  • Pain
  • Blindness/vision issues
  • Light sensitivity
  • Migration of the ink
  • Social complications
  • This is a very new procedure so there may be other unknown risks.

[edit] See also


[edit] External links

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