Sclera Markings

Cataracts

Cataracts

More often seen in elderly people, the green copper looking hue that appears within the pupil is often an early indication of cataract formation. If eye and vision symptoms are occurring, it is recommended to see an optometrist for further testing. 

Copper Toxicity

Copper Toxicity

The green ring around the iris is a sign of excess copper build up, or copper toxicity, within the body. This can be due to overexposure of copper, and is often seen in older people that have used copper cookware and copper piping for water etc. Although copper is an...

Gluten Intolerance

Gluten Intolerance

This perpindicular sclera marking within the small intestine (located in the right lower quadrant) is a common indication of a gluten intolerance. A strict gluten-free diet has been recommended with this client, with the inclusion of gut healing foods such as ferments...

Connective Tissue Breakdown

Connective Tissue Breakdown

Connective Tissue Breakdown markings are most often located in the lateral quadrants, and is identified as multiple very fine hair-like parallel lines. This marking is often associated with chronic degenerative diseases, and is an indication of advanced breakdown of...

Comparison Study

Comparison Study

This was the first follow-up appointment for a new client I saw for the first time just 5 months prior. The first two images below were taken in early December 2015, with the second two images taken in May 2016. There is a lot to note from just these images alone, and...

Spleen-Heart Disharmony

Spleen-Heart Disharmony

This strong sign shows a spleen-heart disharmony, indicating weakness of the spleen and heart blood. Deficiency of heart blood deprives the the heart and mind of nourishment, and its symptoms can include insomnia, palpitations, poor memory, and a weakened pulse....

Venous Heart & Liver

Venous Heart & Liver

This right lateral sclera is indicating heavy congestion in the liver, and is creating liver-heart disharmony. The acidity of the liver is creating a negative influence into the venous heart, which may cause symptoms such as heart palpitations, abdominal distension,...

Blue Heart Line

Blue Heart Line

This sign is an indication of significant and chronic stress and/or congestion in the coronary vessel - in this client it is seen in the right lateral quadrant, indicating vein involvement (if the sign were in the left, it would indicate arterial involvement). This...

Heat Bubbles

Heat Bubbles

Located superiorly in this right medial sclera quadrant are distinct 'Heat Bubbles'. Heat bubbles generally occur when the body is trying to fight of an invader (eg. viral or parasitic infection - most commonly the protozoa parasite) by causing the body's temperature...

Endocrine Insufficiency

Endocrine Insufficiency

This sclera image is of a left lower quadrant, with the area of the uterus (located at 12:40 o'clock) being the focus. This area includes the uterus & cervix in females (prostate & scrotum in men), and bladder. This area is heavily congested, with many...