What is Iridology?
Updated: Mar 9
This is a very common question that I get asked by people when I tell them that I'm an iridologist. So here is an article dedicated to discussing what iridology is, how it works and what you can expect when you come for a consultation.
What is it?
Iridology is the art of studying the iris to help diagnose or make determinations about the health of an individual. Modern iridology really came to the fore with the help of Dr. Ignatz von Peczely, a Hungarian physician who lay the groundwork for may physicians and natural health science practitioners to build upon over the last century. Iridology is now practiced worldwide and is even part of many medical curriculum's in countries such as Germany, Great Britain and Australia.
How does it work?
Through stimulation from the parasympathetic nervous system, the nerve fibers of the iris change in shape, colour and structure. What this means is this: Signals from body organs and systems that are sent to the brain via the nervous system, (these signals help to keep our blood adequately oxygenated, digest food and help maintain our balance) display on the iris. This is because of the unique tissue structure found in the iris. Reading these signs that the iris presents allows an iridologist to "look into" the body as it where, so that precise and accurate, real time diagnoses can be given.
What to expect in a consultation?
Iridology consultations are non-invasive and extremely simple for the patient. Your iris will be studied by means of either a photographic lens or by means of a magnifying glass and torch. Once the iridologist has studied your eyes, diagnosis will be given and treatment advised based on the practitioners treatment methodology.
As an iridologist, I often find that my patients are amazed at the accuracy and depth of the diagnosis given. Many questions that my patients have about their health are questions that they have had for years and no one has been able to answer. But through the use of iridology the answers become apparent and quite simple.
So if you're looking for a non-invasive and precise diagnostic method as well as alternative and natural health care, then book an appointment with me. Let's help you start living your healthy, happy life.