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  • n. A practitioner of iridology; the practice of inspecting the iris in order to ascertain a persons health or to diagnose a health condition.

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Examples

  • It is indeed unfortunate that one of the greatest pitfalls awaiting the iridologist is the temptation to name diseases.

    How and When to Be Your Own Doctor

  • Unless your iridologist is a licensed physician, you will not be diagnosed with any specific disease.

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  • In so doing, the iridologist will avoid transgressing the law and stepping on the toes of those who are legally qualified to diagnose.

    How and When to Be Your Own Doctor

  • It is better for the iridologist to refrain from suggesting to a person that he has any particular disease, letting such diagnostics remain the province of licensed doctors.

    How and When to Be Your Own Doctor

  • As we have seen, to do so is to infringe on rights reserved exclusively for doctors and can land the iridologist, sooner or later, in a snarl of legal troubles.

    How and When to Be Your Own Doctor

  • O'Brian, who holds undergraduate and master's degrees in English from Southern Miss, is an iridologist, naturopathic physician and herbalist with degrees from the School of Natural Medicine in Boulder, Colo. and certified in raw foods and trained as a Living Foods Educator at Ann Wigmore Institute in Puerto Rico.

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  • They both live in California, where Lindsay has worked as an equine iridologist and in property management.

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  • While examining your irises, both in-person, and later when reviewing the photographs, the iridologist will look for subtle signs of developing illness, such as symptoms of stress or a build-up of toxins.

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  • The iridologist will examine the irises of your eyes using either a slitlamp (a piece of equipment also employed by optometrists and ophthalmologists) or just a penlight and magnifying glass.

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  • An appointment with an iridologist, what to expect

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