One in the eye more dangerous than one down the hatch
Dr Cindy Tromans explained on BBC3 documentary “Ready Steady Drink” how dangerous to the eye, especially the cornea the extraordinary practice of vodka eyeballing could be. Apparently this new cult involves surrounding the eye and adnexa with vodka using a shot glass as a way of getting the alcoholic effects directly into the blood stream via the eye. As Dr Tromans pointed out, alcoholic scrubs which a vodka shot is, are used in surgery to remove surface body fluids and defence mechanisms before operations, but these are vital to the well being of the eye in day to day life.
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