Iridology: Another Look – Reevaluate the findings found by Simon, Worthen, and Mitas (1979)
Iridology: Another Look Rita M. Holl, RN, PhD
Iridology, the study of the iris of the eye, has existed for approximately 100 years.Yet, many controversies remain as to its usefulness in determining health problems.To further the understanding of iridology, research on clients with chronic renal failure was conducted. This study was specifically done to reevaluate the findings found by Simon, Worthen, and Mitas (1979). In their study, iridologists were unable to distinguish clients with renal failure from clients without renal failure. The findings of this study indicate that the level of expertise of the iridologist is extremely important.
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