The One Eyed “bandits”

History of Sorts


This is not really a blog of bandits, it really is a blog about men like me.

Around this time 5 years ago I lost my right eye, well not completely. It shrunk after 2 failed retina re-attachments operations, and ever since I have lost all vision. I now have what’s called a Scleral Shell(ocular prosthetics) in front of the eye.


When it happened I thought my wotld would cave in on me. Luckily to say it didn’t even not the retina getting detached in my left eye. Thankfully that operation was a success.

I was surprised to find out how many people have only one eye. Below is just a summary of the more famous one eyed “bandits” throughout history.

Horatio Nelson

horationelson1Horatio Nelson – (29 September 1758 – 21 October 1805) Horatio was a British admiral and was one of the first to go against the conventional tactics of…

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