We’ve seen people implant some interesting things into their bodies, such as the dude who implanted headphones into his ears or that guy who implanted a large biometric computer chip into his forearm.At least those two people had legitimate reasons to implant those objects into their bodies, but a heart sequin implanted into an eyeball? There’s just no reason for this.
Lucy Luckayanko became one of the first people in the U.S. to have a small platinum heart implanted within the optic membrane of her right eye. The procedure cost a total of $3,000 and takes a total of about a minute to complete. As to why she decided to do it? “It’s going to be a conversation maker. I will be able to tell people. It will be unique. It will be sort of my unique factor,” she told Fox 5 NY.
As you’d expect, the jewelry hasn’t been FDA approved, so who knows what nightmare Lucy and others like her are in for if they happen to go blind one day for the sake of fashion. On the other hand, if someone needs to implant a platinum heart into their eyeball to gain attention, don’t you kind of hope they eventually go blind?