A Polish model,Aleksandra Sadowska 25-year-old has gone completely blind in one eye after a tattoo artist made an attempt to dye her eyeballs black.
The model reportedly went to the tattooist to dye her eyeballs black so that she can look like rap artist Popek, who also had his eyes dyed black.
Aleksandra started complaining of pains in her eyes with the tattooist telling her there was no cause of alarm and then instructed her to take painkillers as it was normal.
The Polish tattoo artist, Piotr A, has been arrested is now facing three years in prison for unintentionally severely disabling the woman. He has pleaded not guilty.
doctors told the model that the damage was irreparable and that she would soon lose sight in her left eye too.
investigation has revealed that the tattooist had made serious mistakes in the process, including using body ink for tattooing skin, which should not come into contact with the eye.
Aleksandra’s lawyers told local media: ‘There is clear evidence that the tattoo artist did not know how to perform such a delicate procedure. And yet he decided to perform it which led to this tragedy.’
Aleksandra also said: ‘Unfortunately, for now doctors do not give me much optimism for improvement. The damage is too deep and extensive. I’m afraid I will be completely blind.’
She added: ‘I will not lock myself in the basement and get depressed. I have sadness behind me, but I live on.’