Testing your glance,look at this picture, is true or false the heart on the eyeball?

You’re Right! It’s Real.
A tiny platinum heart, implanted inside an eyeball for cosmetic reasons

It is Cosmetic Extraocular Implant
(Patents pending NIIOS)


It is of all times for people to wear jewelry. Earrings, make-up and more recently tattoos and piercings are accepted forms of body cosmetics. Surprisingly, no jewelry is available for the organ that is most important in social interactions, the eye.

Surgical technique

In 2002 the Netherlands Institute for Innovative Ocular Surgery developed a cosmetic extraocular  implant (CEI) that can be implanted within the superficial, interpalpebral conjunctiva. The implant does not interfere with the ocular functions, ie the visual performance and motility. The CEI is made of a specially designed material that can be molded in all kinds of desired shapes and sizes.

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