In ancient China, physiognomy, a practice of assessing a person’s character or personality from their face, was considered to be a part of traditional medicine. This pseudo-scientific method is more than a thousand years old and nowadays is often thrown in with the likes of chiromancy, astrology, fortune-telling, and other esoteric nonsense.
It is believed that the eyes can determine the person’s general condition and the resonance of their vital energy. If you want to test this theory on yourself, first of all, you’ll need to know what your sclera looks like (the white part of your eye, usually located on both sides of the iris). Does it only show on the sides of your iris? Or maybe it’s above or below it? How about both? These three eye conditions are what the Japanese call the sanpaku eyes, meaning “three whites.” Let’s try to figure out what it all means.