153. Red Flags That Warrant a Visit to an Eye Doctor w/ Dr. Rani Banik
Dr. Rani Banik is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained neuro-ophthalmologist with additional training in Integrative and Functional Medicine. On today’s episode, we talk about how MS and other demyelinating diseases affect vision, red flags that should cause you to see a doctor, and the difference between eye doctors.
Dr. Rani Banik is America's Integrative Eye Doctor. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained neuro-ophthalmologist with additional training in Integrative and Functional Medicine.
Dr. Rani focuses on the root cause of eye diseases, and uses integrative strategies for conditions such as dry eye, thyroid eye disease, macular degeneration, cataract, glaucoma, and other autoimmune diseases of the visual system. She also has a special interest in migraine with visual symptoms, multiple sclerosis, and eye stroke. Her treatments are based on nutrition, botanicals, lifestyle modification, essential oils, and supplements.
Dr. Rani runs a private practice based in New York City and is also Associate Professor of Mount Sinai in NYC where she serves as an educator and researcher. As Principal Investigator of several clinical trials in diseases of the optic nerve, Dr. Rani uses cutting-edge approaches such as nanotechnology and gene therapy.
Dr. Rani is frequently featured as an expert in the media and has been interviewed on Good Morning America, CBS, NBC, ABC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Fox, amongst many others. Dr. Rani has been voted as Castle Connolly Top Doctor and New York Magazine's Best Doctor in Ophthalmology every year since 2017.
Dr. Rani’s first book, “Beyond Carrots - Best Foods For Eye Health A to Z’ has won high praise from medical professionals in both the fields of ophthalmology and integrative medicine. “Beyond Carrots” focuses on the 30+ nutrients and 40 foods that best provide complete nutrition for your eyes. Dr. Rani has a companion cookbook as well, “The Beyond Carrots Cookbook”, which includes over 160 delicious and nutritious recipes, will be a feast for your eyes! Both are available via Amazon and Kindle in print and eBook versions.
My first book on ocular nutrition, "Beyond Carrots - Best Foods For Eye Health A to Z" https://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Carrots-Best-Foods-Health/dp/B0C2SCNWSH/ref=zg_bsnr_227196_sccl_1/135-2481332-6767752?psc=1
YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8mIi8P9tXSRXXwEdNX6aRw
- EnVision Health: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1864863853844167
- Eye on Migraine: https://www.facebook.com/groups/365563447148126
- Macular Degeneration Diet and Lifestyle: https://www.facebook.com/groups/4709862885694718
Online Course: Ageless Eyes by Dr. Rani (will launch in Sept 2023, will provide link closer to date)
Ageless by Dr. Rani supplements for vision and brain health: https://shop.rudranibanikmd.com/
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