Iris images and health related issues

The images on this page highlight various conditions that have been identified viaIridology practice. As can be seen, the variances in iris structure can indicate the development of pathologies.

Sydney Iridology - Iris Photo 1

Flower petal iris with hormonal indicators.

Poor digestion – Blood Sugar Problems

This ‘flower petal’ iris indicates a genetic predisposition to hormonal, endocrine and digestive weakness.

The most common symptoms are irregular blood sugar levels, sudden mood swings, rapid exhaustion and an inconsistent digestive system.

Good digestive support and a diet full of natural nutrients will be vital for this person’s general health and well-being.

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Grey iris with rheumatic signs

Arthritis – Rheumatic – Skin Conditions

A grey iris is relatively uncommon in this day and age and it tends to be observed in Northern European people.

They show a genetic predisposition to suffer from rheumatic and skin conditions.

This particular iris also has a white film super imposing the grey fibres that shows active inflammation.

Avoiding acidic-forming foods is very important at least by decreasing consumption of excessive coffee, alcohol, sweet products and grains.

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Hardening of the arteries sign on brown iris

Cholesterol – Liver – Heart related risk

The thick white iris border highlighted by the black arrows indicates a narrowing of the lumen of the arteries. It’s commonly associated with high cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. It can also indicate a high LDL (the ‘bad cholesterol’) level and a low HDL (the ‘good cholesterol’) level.

It can also indicate a strong determination in life when manifested in a positive environment. When it’s manifested in its negative form,however, it can indicate a highly critical and demanding personality with a tendency toward self-righteousness.

A diet rich in antioxidants will ensure that the blood purifies and decreases the strong cardiovascular disease potential.


Blue iris of a person later diagnosed with ulcers

Stomach Ulcer – Poor Digestion

This person has many untreated stomach problems and was being treated symptomatically by the use of antacids such as Mylanta and Zantac. Despite this, the vomiting, diarrhoea, severe stomach pain and reflux continued.

Note the white bright halo centre. This is a sign of gastritis or stomach inflammation. The dark orange and uneven pupil border indicates stomach malfunction and the overall murky iris colour is a sign of gastric and immune system impaired function.

The patient was later diagnosed with peptic ulcers and gastritis via endoscopy.

Slippery elm powder, Aloe Vera juice, probiotics, digestive enzymes and herbal medicines were recommended to assist and improve all conditions.

44 year old woman develops benign breast tumour - Closeup

44 year old woman develops benign breast tumour

Breast Tumour – Brown Spots

The bottom left photo was taken in 1997 and the top right in 2004. The top photo shows a brown spot that was not there in 1997. The brown spot is located in the right breast area.

This 44 year-old female had had fibrous breast in her younger years. When this spot was observed in her iris, it was highly recommended she have her breasts re-examined. She was subsequently diagnosed with a fibro adenoma in her right breast which is a benign tumour.

Brown spots are not necessarily bad news but it is important to observe the irises periodically and keep records of all images and changes as iris signs can take years to develop.


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