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Going crazy with eyeball licking

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Doing bizarre things for love and sexual gratification is not unheard off but the extend people go to, in the name of love and sex is usually very shocking and incomprehensible to the majority of us.
The new craze causing concern for optometrists is eyeball licking- a strange erotic activity wherein participants actually put each other’s tongues into each other’s eyes for sexual arousal.

Alternatively called “Oculolinctus” or  “Worming”, eyeball licking is a predominantly female fetish. In the rarest of cases, orgasm would not be achieved unless eyeball licking is done.

This fetish can manifest itself in a longing for actual physical contact and interaction with the eye. It can also take a number of different forms and might be very specific for instance; presently in Japan, young lovers are dipping their tongues in each other’s eyes as an expression of love.

The craze is sweeping through Japan at an alarming rate, causing pink eye and is a hit among 12-year-olds who are taking it as the next level after French kissing.

A school in Japan discovered that a third of its year six pupils admitted to worming or being wormed, after a vigilant teacher noticed an increase in the number of children in the same classroom wearing eye patches. He finally understood the reason for the eye problem, when he witnessed a male student licking the eye of a female student, in the school’s gymnasium. After shouting at them to stop, the young lovers explained to the teacher that they had just started dating and wanted to move beyond just kissing.

Started since mid- 2000s, eyeball licking has not only taken off in Japan. A YouTube search shows videos of participants from across the globe.

Elektrika Energias, 29, from Virgin Islands in United States of America explained her addiction to the practice saying:

“My boyfriend started licking my eyeballs years ago and I just loved it.

“I’m not with him anymore, but I still like to ask guys to lick my eyeballs. I just love it because it turns me on, like sucking on my toes. It makes me feel all tingly.’

Eyeball licking might be stimulating for those involved in it but the practice is not without health risks.

Easy transmission of bacteria that cause conjunctivitis, or pink eye, particularly a form called trachoma that also causes chlamydia is certain.

However, Optometrists are warning of a more severe consequence than pink eye.

A San Diego Ophthalmologist  Dr David Ganet warns

 “Nothing good can come of this. There are ridges on the tongue that can cause a corneal abrasion. And if a person hasn’t washed his mouth,  he might put acid from citrus products or spices into the eye.”

Dr. Phillip Rizzuto, a spokesman for the American Academy of Ophthalmologist supported his colleague’s claim by adding that, eyeball licking can lead to blindness, since oral bacteria, which are completely different from those on the surface of the eyeball, might damage eye tissue.

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