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Where Did Iridology Originate?

Iridology has been around for centuries. In Egypt, India and China, there was much attention devoted to the study of the iris and its relation to various organs of the body. In the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, Medical Practitioners recorded the works on iris markings and their meanings. The condition of the eyes were carefully noted by Doctors who related markings to blood disorders and liver weaknesses. Iridology was originally documented in 1670 by Philippus Meyens, a German Physician. He categorised the iris in accordance to body organs.     However, modern Iridology was founded in 1867 by Dr Ignatz Von Peczley, a 19th century Hungarian physician. He studied the iris of patients before and after surgery and systematically recorded his findings. During his childhood, Dr Peczely...