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Can multiple ear piercings affect vision?

Can multiple ear piercings affect vision?

Unlikely: The two should not be related. The external ear develops from tissue that is unrelated to the eye or optic tracts. Vision can occasionally be altered due to an individual's response to toxins, and theoretically, a response to the metals in the earrings could have an effect. Allergy patch testing to nickle and the metals used in the jewelry should rule this out. ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Could multiple ear piercings cause physical illness?

Could multiple ear piercings cause physical illness?

Yes: One study showed complications in up to 35% of people w pierced ears. Problems can include infection, keloid, traumatic tearing and allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Does piercing the upper part of ear affect eye sight?

Does piercing the upper part of ear affect eye sight?

no effect: There is no connection between eyesight and ear piercing at any part of the ear. ...Read more

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How long does it take for ear holes to close up after you take out the piercing?

How long does it take for ear holes to close up after you take out the piercing?

Re-epithelialized : Most of the time the channels through the ear do not close and heal shut, especially if the original piercing was done years ago. There's a new epithelium in there which has caused prevention of the closure of the canal. ...Read more

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Do stretch piercings on ears, heal completely?

Do stretch piercings on ears, heal completely?

Not necessarily: Even if size reduces - you are still likely to have a mark where the piercing was. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to make ear piercings permanent somehow?

Can it be possible for you to make ear piercings permanent somehow?

Yes: allow them to heal. Average healing times by piercing locations. Facial to include earlobes– usually 6 to 12 weeks & ear cartilage 6 to 12 weeks. ...Read more

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Can you get gangrene from piercing ears?

Highly unlikely: If you are in good health and go to a conscientious provider using sterile technique, this is a highly unlikely event. ...Read more

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When was ear piercing dangerous?

When was ear piercing dangerous?

It is still : Potentially dangerous. One study showed complications in up to 35% of people w pierced ears. Problems can include infection, keloid, traumatic tearing and allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Piercing (Definition)

Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more