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David Bowie Pupils

from BuzzFeed

75 Celebrities You Will Never Look At The Same Way Again

David Bowie has a condition called anisocoria, which is the medical term for unequal pupils. At age 14 he got punched in the eye during a fight. David was admitted to Farnborough Hospital, where it was found that the sphincter muscles of his left eye were badly torn and he underwent two eye operations. He has an enlarged pupil that remains permanently open, giving them an unusual appearance.

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from The Independent

Owen Frampton

#RockStar.@peterframpton's #dad Owen Frampton taught .@DavidBowieReal & was an Art-teacher whose pupils also included the future David Bowie. Owen Frampton was an inspirational teacher who encouraged his son Peter Frampton to become a rock star and was an influence on the early career of David Bowie. He gave Peter his first guitar lessons and taught Bowie art - when the boy who became Ziggy Stardust was still "David Jones".

from Mail Online

The remarkable story behind David Bowie's most iconic feature

The iconic singer died of cancer yesterday, aged 69. Here, one expert explains why Bowie's eyes looked so different - a medical condition called anisocoria which makes the pupils different sizes.

I got a bad cornea ulcer. The only good thing I got out of it are my new cool David Bowie pupils.

from Mail Online

Iman is seen for the first time since husband David Bowie's death

The singer was punched in the eye by his best friend at school and one of his pupils was left permanently dilated, giving the impression of having different eye colours

Lindsay Kemp (b.1938), Between the Acts, 1962 by Robert John Swan (British 1888–1980)....Lindsay Kemp is a British dancer, actor, teacher, mime artist and choreographer.....among his pupils in mime was a certain David Bowie...

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