The “Eyeballing” technique: an emerging and alerting trend of alcohol misuse

Saverio Bersani, Ornella Corazza, G. Albano, S. Bruschi, A. Minichino, R. Vicinanza, Giuseppe Bersani, Giovanni Martinotti, Fabrizio Schifano

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Alternative methods of alcohol consumption have recently emerged among adolescents and young adults, including the alcohol “eyeballing”, which consist in the direct pouring of alcoholic substances on the ocular surface epithelium. In a context of drug and behavioural addictions change, “eyeballing” can be seen as one of the latest and potentially highly risky new trends. We aimed to analyze the existing medical literature as well as online material on this emerging trend of alcohol misuse
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2311-2317
JournalEuropean Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2015


  • alcohol eyeballing
  • alcohol misuse
  • substances misuse
  • addiction
  • binge drinking
  • new trends


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