by Dr Dan Waniek, MD
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It reflects light. Moreover, it produces some light of its own... Last, but not least, it is transparent. All in all, and usually, it looks like this one :
Fig. 1 : Human Iris. This is the left eye of someone close to me, seen as if you were looking at it yourself, from a small distance. I'm reflected as a Purkinje image myself. No medication. Some mydriasis. Beautiful picture. Serendipitous absence of a real ring flash light must have helped...
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