That being the case, thar be new patch (currently in alpha). It adds a patch. That ye can patch into yer game so's ye can have yer peepers patched.
The patch be in 1.0.26. To put it on, go to the python console and key in the followin' incantation:
Eyepatches don't give any stat bonus or penalty (well, they do reduce yer depth perception a bit, but ye don't need depth perception much in the game so it be unimplimented.). They just add to yer fashionability. Or detract, depending on yer taste. But I'd been wantin' to add an eyepatch patch, so it be in. They also show up in yer yearbook if'n ye upload an eyepatched character. Ye can take the patch off with
1.0.26 also fixes a rare crash (resuming if ye don't have any saves to resume from, if'n I'm rememberin' it right) and makes it so's if ye mistyped the license key when tryin' to pen yer character in the yearbook, it'll prompt ye to reenter the license key when ye try again.