Tameka “Tiny” Harris” is best known as a singer from 90’s R$B group, Xscape, turn reality star and wife to rapper T.I., but, she’s making headlines for an entirely different reason today. Tiny recently underwent surgery to permanently alter her eye color from brown to grey and is raising more than a few eyebrows.
On Oct 27th, Harris unveiled an image of herself (above) showing off the new eye color and further elaborated on the procedure. She wrote…
I permanently changed my eye color with Brightocular and lovin it‼️ Huge thanks to the incredible doctor(s) for the amazing experience and for making my dream come true…! I hated wearing contacts just for the color and it made my vision blurry! Blessed to say my vision is #perfect after my #ice-gray implants! Special thanks to the #Brightocular staff for ALL that you’ve done to make this process happen, you’re amaZing & thank you to the hospital’s staff for your exceptional customer service as well,…‼️I would also like to raise awareness about those under privileged living with serious eye conditions called ocular albinism, aniridia, and iris coloboma. Brightocular can help you. For more info everyone GO… visit the brightocular.com website; to get the #BEST #DEAL when booking your … appointment, mention Promo Code #KM404 and tell them I sent you!!! …SD Note: Ofcourse any procedure has potential risks but no one has gone blind with brightocular and the success rate has been close to 100%. The media is referring to a story from 2009 and data of side effects from a different shaped and even different colored implant that is currently used in Panama since 2002. Brightocular was launched and patent approved in 2010. We do not recommend using this implant from the doctor in Panama. Brightocular is the only artificial iris implant with the United States patent grooves and channels design to accomplish a successful surgery. For more info on the differences, risks, and benefits of all artificial iris implants used around the world, contact brightocular.
Now, after receiving backlash for having the procedure, she sat down with ABC News’ Deborah Roberts, Thursday morning, to explain the procedure and reasons for doing it.
Of her new eye color Harris says, “They are ice gray. That’s the color I purchased.”
“They go into the eye and they make a little slit,” she explained of the procedure.. “They take an implant and it’s folded up. They open it [and] spread it over your eye. They told me that the procedure was going to be quick, five to 10 minutes an eye,” she said. “They woke me up. It was very blurry, then it kind of fades in.”
“I looked into the mirror and I was like, ‘They are amazing,'” she said. “I love them.”
But what were her husband’s thoughts? “He was like, ‘What are you doing?’ He loves them,” she said. “He’s OK with it as long as I’m healthy and don’t have any problems.”
As for her reasons for undergoing the procedure she adds, “I just wanted to do something different,” she said. “And I have the right to do that. It’s my body.”
Sweethearts, watch the full interview below and share your thoughts.
Are you loving Tiny’s new look? Why or why not?