The eyes are the windows of the soul they say, and many Dom/mes seem to agree. Most trust what they read in a sub's eyes more than what comes from their mouth, often more even than what the sub's body says. The eyes are, for most of us, the major source of our information about the world around us, so it is also understandable that, when a Dom/me wishes to introduce a little apprehension or uncertainty into a session, a blindfold is often the first tool of choice.

But eyes are not only essential for seeing out of or into a person. They are also very fragile. They need to be treated with the greatest care. So let's consider the threats and precautions particular to eyes.