Iridology is the study of health via an examination of the iris, (colored section of the eye) the sclera (white of the eye) and the structural aspects of the eye including the pupil (the black center) the pupil border and collarette.
The iris is the most complex external structure of the human anatomy. It has a reflex connection to every organ and tissue of the body by way of the nervous system. Through the optic nerves, which are attached to the eyes, visual information is sent to the brain. At the same time there is information sent back to the eyes from the brain about the state of the organs and tissues in your body. It has been said: "the eye is the window of the soul".
There are no two irises exactly alike. In fact, each iris is as individual as a fingerprint. This fact has seen security companies utilizing equipment developed for personal identification through the eye. The color and pattern of iris fibers will determine underlying inherent weakness, which may or not be activated according to the way you eat, drink, feel, live and love.
Iridologists assess the variations of color and fiber structure to assess constitutional strength of our physical body, as well as aspects of the personality, which can be influenced by conscious and subliminal emotional patterns. Iridology is not a treatment therapy but rather a diagnostic tool used to detect underlying signs of developing disease. Iridology is used to determine health problems at their earliest stages in order to prevent illness and maintain optimum wellness.
Iridology is not new. The first recorded sources of iris analysis reach back as far as ancient Babylon. An ophthalmologist, in 1813, unaware of these old views on iris analysis, wrote in his publication 'Textbook of Eye Disease', "Everything that affects the organism of an individual cannot remain without effect on the eye and vice versa."
In the 20th century, doctors and scientists from the United States, Europe and Australia brought iridology into worldwide recognition. In the last twenty years, iridology has been widely researched in areas such as the constitution, the sclera and pigmentations, and has been used by many orthodox doctors in Germany, Russia and other countries as a reliable form of diagnosis. This is largely due to its reliability in the detection of function and disease.
Today, people are in need of preventative health care and less complex methods on analyzing their condition. Iridology provides a non-invasive, painless and economical means of looking into the body, which may be utilized in conjunction with any other system of analysis or diagnosis available.