Man uses knife to clean eyes

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knifeCHENGDU, CHINA – When you’ve got dry eye, most of us just pop in a few drops. But 53-year-old Liu Deyan pulls out a knife.

The Huffington Post posted pictures of Deyan doing an old-time practice. He pulls the eyelids back, cleanses the eyeball and then shaves and scrapes the surface.

China health officials say the practice of eyeball shaving was stopped because of a risk of cross-infection. An infection?! With a knife to our eyeball, that’d be the last thing we’d be concerned about. We’d be more worried about guy sneezing or something!