April 7th, 2005

Puddle Graphic

Umm. Oww?

Dallas, Tex., artist James Sooy, 22, weary of his eyeglasses
constantly slipping down his nose, had a practical piercing done in
December, inserting a bar through the upper bridge of his nose and
having his prescription lenses affixed to it. Sooy seemed to believe
there was money to be made with the idea, but an optometrist
interviewed by the Houston Chronicle said prescriptions would be
harder to adjust "if you have a hole in your face," and a Houston
body-modification technician said work like Sooy's would require
a longer-than-normal healing time.
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