These Body Modifications Are Difficult to Look At

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You’ve heard of breast implants, piercing and tattoos, but some people go beyond that and have their bodies surgically altered in places that you wouldn’t believe.

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Elfin Ears

With the rise in popularity of movies like Lord of the Rings, Avatar and others, more people want elfin ears. That means ears that are tapered and pointy on the ends.
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Forked Tongue

Many doctors refuse to perform this procedure, which involves splitting the end of the tongue, similar to a snake. The procedure is called tongue bifurcation.
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Eye Dyeing

Essentially an eyeball tattoo, this modification involves inserting dye into your sclera.
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Corset Piercing

This modification involves having two rows of piercings up your back, which are then connected with ribbon like a corset from generations ago.
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Scarification

Much like cattle are branded, the art of scarification is pretty much the same thing, but on a human’s body.
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Tentacle Implants

This involves having silicone implants inserted under your skin so that your arms and legs resemble the suckered tentacles of sea creatures.
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Skin Stretching

You probably see this most often in the ears, but some people also perform skin stretching on their nose and lips.
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Skull Spikes

This is basically just having metal spikes inserted into the head. The implants are inserted under the skin with the spikes (or other objects) sticking out of the body.
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Horn Implants

Several people have had implants inserted into their foreheads that resemble horns.
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Saline Injections

Injecting saline into your body is temporary and is generally absorbed by your body after an hour. People use it to change the way they look short-term. Users say they like the shock and awe of the procedure.
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