The Libertines frontman Carl Barat has had a metal plate fitted behind his
eyeball after smashing his head against a sink in a drunken accident.
The DON'T LOOK BACK INTO THE SUN star suffered the gruesome injury whilst
partying with bandmate Pete Doherty in Wales, following their reunion following
Doherty's time in jail - but didn't realise the extent of the problem until he
woke up the
He was rushed to hospital after waking and discovering bloodstained
sheets, and underwent an emergency operation to repair his fractured cheekbone
and damaged tearduct.
Barat is still struggling to recover his full vision.
He jokes on the band's website Babyshambles.COM, "Sex symbol in an eye
patch? Buccaneers indeed."