You've seen the "emo cut" before. It's that odd, lopsided haircut that makes kids look like they're trying to cosplay as Tim Burtonesque version of Dr. Blight from Captain Planet. Well not only does it look a bit silly, but according to to the director of the Optometrists Association of Tasmania, the haircut could lead to amblyopia - better known as lazy eye.
"I have to wonder how they don't get a stiff neck," she said. "I have seen lots of fashions come and go, but this is probably the only hairstyle in my forty years of hairdressing that could be a health hazard."
Anderson and Hogan's apocalyptic vision of a future filled entirely with half blind, stiff-necked teens with stupid haircuts picking aimlessly through the ruins of civilization, occasionally bumping into each other, seems unavoidable at this point, but The Mercury did give the opposition a fair hearing.
Unfortunately this is a literal extreme case scenario, as MSNBC reports:
But pssssh, who reads MSNBC for fair analysis and reports of the news?
"The story would only be true if you had somebody young enough, and if that person never looked out of that eye -- if it was blocked 24-7. The reason it's false is that you don't have that constant deprivation."
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