Shenise Farrell

Shenise Farrell

British woman who decided to change her eye color
Country: Great Britain

Shenise Farrell's Biography

Shenise Farrell, a British student who almost lost her sight due to an eye color change operation, is a London-based student. One day, Shenise, a dark-eyed girl, desired to change her appearance. She wanted to have lighter eyes. Discovering that such surgeries were prohibited in Europe, Farrell decided to be clever and traveled to Panama, where she was guaranteed lighter eyes for $8,000. However, later on, Shenise realized the grave mistake she had made.

Shenise Farrell

Upon arriving at the clinic in Panama, things did not go as planned. The clinic had run out of the light brown color lenses she wanted. As a result, the Panamanian doctors convinced Shenise to choose blue lenses instead, and after some hesitation, she agreed. The surgery itself only lasted for 10 minutes, but its consequences turned out to be much longer-lasting.

Shenise Farrell

Immediately after the surgery, Shenise's vision drastically declined. The Panamanian doctors assured her that it would soon improve, and she returned home to London, with her vision as if looking through water or a plastic bag, so weak it was. However, days passed, and her vision did not return. Furthermore, after some time, Shenise almost completely lost her sight. Despite her reluctance to seek help for her problem and admit to the illegal operation abroad, she had to do so because she feared becoming blind, even if she had blue eyes.

Fortunately, the doctors in London managed to restore Shenise's vision, but the implants inserted in Panama had to be removed. Her vision returned after several months, and Shenise let out a sigh of relief. Although she never achieved her dream of having light-colored eyes, it is unlikely that Shenise Farrell will ever think about such things again, as she has experienced blindness firsthand and fully understands the dangers of playing with one's health.

By the way, Shenise's family strongly advised her against taking this step when she was still planning to go to Panama, but unfortunately, the desire to change her appearance outweighed common sense. Later on, Shenise even became a guest on a Channel 5 show, where she shared her story and admitted that the most important thing is not eye color but the ability to see with them.

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