A Pilot Study on the Association between Iris parameters and 8 Constitutional Medicine: Retrospective Chart Review
The purpose of this study was to investigate the usefulness of some iris parameters in predicting the 8 constitution
From November 2012 to February 2018, we retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 171 patients who were visited to the Korean Oriental Clinic. We conducted a stepwise binary logistic regression analysis to find the association between Iris parameters and 8 constitutional Medicine.
Automic Nerve Wreath Ration (ANWR) was larger and toxic radii was longer in Earth and Wood constitutions than Metal and water constitution. ANWR was larger and pupil are ratio(PAR) was smaller in Wood constitutions than Earth constitutions. And others did not show significant results.
Among the four iris parameters, pigment, nerve ring, and toxic radii were graded on a three-point scale, and iris density was graded on a four-point scale
SE:standard error, ANWR:autonomic nerve wreath ratio, PAR:pupil area ratio
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