Mona Lisa and High Cholesterol

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Mona Lisa and High Cholesterol
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Thu, 01-07-2010 - 1:47am

Mona Lisa May Have Suffered From High Cholesterol


Is she enjoying a private joke? Is she sneaking a sly glance at an unseen lover? Or is the glint in the Mona Lisa’s eye in fact the result of a build-up of fatty acids around her eye socket, a sure sign that she was not watching her cholesterol?


An Italian medical expert claimed that Leonardo da Vinci's smiling model in the 16th century oil painting had a xanthelasma, a cholesterol deposit, in the hollow of her left eye.


http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,582166,00.html

 

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Fri, 01-22-2010 - 9:26am
Considering ocular rotational pull