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The Extreme Things People Do For Beauty

By Vadim Newquist Dec 31, 2013

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Corneal Tattooing

No, that's not a tattooed eye, we figured we'd go easy on you after those foot binding pics. Corneal tattoos are exactly what they sound like, a procedure in which a physician applies a dying agent and needle to the eyeball, usually to change the eyes' pigment for cosmetic purposes, although in rare cases it is performed to improve a patient's vision.

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Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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