In 1995, Leonard Mehlmauer, ND (ret.) coined “Eyology” as a term to reference several sciences (and arts) involving the markings and colorings in the anterior layers of the eye and their relation to health. The seven Iridologies (below) and Sclerology make up the time-honored health evaluation methods called Eyology. For thousands of years, Eyology has been used by healers to identify areas of real and potential concern in their patients. Physical Iridology – one of the Eyology sciences – has long been commonly taught in Russian medical schools.
For millennia, Eyology has been found useful by health practitioners and accepted by the common people the world over. Like other sciences, it is occasionally questioned by…
1 – The fearful that Eyology will reveal their own methods to be harmful
2 – The worrisome that their revenue will be lost to the freely practicing Eyologist
3 – The closed-minded, who haven’t adequately (or even at all) investigated Eyology
Among the several separate Eyology disciplines, Iridology involves the observation of iris color and structure. The iris is the ring-shaped, flat, colored (brown, hazel or blue) discs we see when we look into someone’s eyes. Sclerology involves the whites of the eyes, including the conjunctiva (the somewhat moveable membrane atop the white part) and the episclera – the white part that shows the more fixed and larger red lines.
Iridology has seven branches and (currently) two sub-branches:
• Physical Iridology
– Pupil Border Dynamics
• Personality Iridology
• Etheric Iridology
• Emotional Iridology
– Time-Risk Iridology
• Mental Iridology
• Causal Iridology
• Spiritual Iridology
The two most popular Iridology sciences are Physical Iridology and Personality Iridology. Grand Medicine teaches both – and Sclerology, as well.
Physical Iridology essentially involves gross physical body data, excelling in showing genetic predisposition.
Personality Iridology involves actually seeing one’s personality characteristics: ego strategy, relationships, skill traits, introversion/extroversion, right and left-brain emphasis, and more.
Sclerology involves the markings in the whites of the eyes as showing the more current psychophysical developments and changes as health improves or diminishes.
Eyology presents unique views of the body. It can provide the healer with valuable health data. How? By allowing insight into those aspects of the person that are likely to be most compromised if the system as a whole (body-mind) is challenged. Physical Iridology can identify organ systems most likely to give us problems. But then there’s Personality Iridology, a whole other world in there.
Sclerology provides yet an additional layer of information. It can show genetic tendencies and developments, emotional characteristics, and actively stressed body areas, helping confirm iris data. It amplifies understanding of the client’s presenting complaints, provides valuable info when dark brown irises limit Physical Iridology interpretation, and is a great follow up tool when assessing client response to your Rx’d therapies.
Note that while Eyology provides extremely valuable data to the healer, it is an “evaluative” science – not a “diagnostic” one in the sense of specific medically-defined pathology. It uses generic terms (e.g., “excessive acids”) as opposed to specific medical ones (e.g., “arthritis”).
Eyology helps target the root causes clients of client health challenges. Once identified, the healer implements his/her own therapeutic measures. Better: even in apparently well clients, Eyology ferrets out potential and developing disorders, often well before they present as symptoms—which can then be supported by sound nutrition, life-positive lifestyle, and natural methods, minimizing the risk of future disease and promoting strong natural health.