Tiny Harris Undergoes Controversial Eye Color-Changing Surgery

The reality star traveled overseas for silicone implants to change her brown eyes to ice gray.
2:50 | 10/30/14

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Time for the "Morning stir." Caused this morning by tiny Harris who changed her eye color by going overseas for controversial surgery. Deborah Roberts has the story. Reporter: Tamika tiny Harris, a reality star with a big personality. Take your mama on a date. Reporter: Mother of six and wife of rapper T.I. And you don't feel anything in your eye? And today she's looking at the world through a new set of eyes. Your eyes were brown before. They were brown. Reporter: Now they're quite light. They are ice gray. That's the color I purchased. Reporter: Telling ABC she changed the eye color with a medical-grade silicone. They make a slit in the eye. That take an implant and fold it up, they open it and spread it over your eye. Reporter: With the operation illegal here in the states, she went to Africa to have it done. They told me that the procedure was -- it would be quick. It's like five to ten minutes an eye. They woke me up and it's very blurry. Then it just kind of fades in. Reporter: You looked in the mirror, what did you think? Ill looked in the mirror, they're amazing. I love them. Some doctors warn beauty doesn't come without a price. They can be sight-threatening, include glaucoma, cataract and corneal problems. Reporter: Raising eyebrows online. A sick act, very low self-esteem. To I think she looked better before, but ultimately it's her business, not ours. What will you say to people who say it's sending the wrong message to young women? I wanted to do something different. I have the right to do that. It's my body. Reporter: Your husband initially said this is crazy. Right. He was saying what are you doing? Reporter: What does he say now? He loves them. He's okay with them. As long as they're healthy and I'm not having any problems. And that's the question. She feels fine, her vision is nearly perfect. It's unclear when or if complications should arise. She's just two weeks out. Having the pressure checked, so far, so good. But getting all kinds of hate on social media. She instagramed this picture, pulled it down. She got criticism, your you sending this kind of a message? Changing your body? Her response is people do all kinds of things from nose jobs to everything else. Still a little bit of a risky thing. We'll see what happens. She's happy so far. So far, so good. Good to see you, deb.

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