The meaning of an eye tattoo can vary greatly depending on the design and personal interpretation. Common interpretations are a symbol of protection, wisdom, or strength. It can also represent focus or all-knowingness, being a reminder to stay focused and see through negativity. Other meanings include a reminder of a certain phrase or expression, such as “I see,” or a representation of the inner or divine self. Eye tattoos can also be artistic and have deeper societal contextual meanings. In some cultures and religions, the image of an eye is commonly used and seen as sacred.