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抉られるような痛み

how would it change if i changed it to を? what the difference in nuance?

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The difference is more grammatical than semantic.

In 目が抉られる, the subject is 目 whereas, in 目を抉られる, the subject is the person whose eye is scooped out. So they literally correspond to

  • 目が抉られるような痛み:a pain like an eye being scooped out.
  • 目を抉られるような痛み;a pain like having an eye scooped out.

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