Man Tattoos His Eyes

WTF doesn’t begin to describe how I feel about this! Ben Muessig reports on a tattoo too far, for CNN:

Where does a tattoo enthusiast look when he runs out of skin? For Matt Gone, the answer was obvious. Gone — who estimates he has covered more than 98 percent of his body with ink — recently tattooed his own eyeballs.

“I never really knew how far I would ever go, and [tattooing my eyes] is about as far as you can go,” he told Fox 12.

The Portland, Ore., resident started getting tattoos about 20 years ago to mask birth defects that left him with some undeveloped muscles. Since then, he’s adorned his body with elaborate images and a unique checkerboard design.

But his latest tattoos are certainly his most eye-catching.

“I picked different colors cause I like mutations because I have birth defects,” said Gone, who injected blue ink into his left eye and blue and green ink into his right.

Ophthalmologists say they don’t like the looks of eye tattoos, arguing they can lead to infection that could cause blindness or even the loss of an eye…

[continues at CNN]

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  • http://twitter.com/shrineshrine bernard

    Tattoos are fine but that’s just going to be uncomfortable for people who look him in the eyes.

  • http://twitter.com/shrineshrine bernard

    Tattoos are fine but that’s just going to be uncomfortable for people who look him in the eyes.

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