Functional Medicine treatment for your eyes can improve your vision and save your eyesight – and even reverse -degenerative eye diseases.
In this episode of I AM Healthy & Fit, I had the great pleasure to interview a guest who knows a lot about the eyes.
She is one of the only Functional Medicine Optometrist in the world and is an award-winning Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine in NYC and also serves as principal investigator for 5 multi-centered clinical trials in neuro-ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Exam Development Committee and helps to set the standards for board certification in her field and was voted Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2017, 2018, and 2019 by her peers.
Dr. Rani Banik is finding holistic and alternative ways by adjusting her patient’s diet and lifestyle habits to create major transformations in her patient’s eye health. She applies principles of complementary and alternative medicine in conjunction with traditional medical approaches to treat chronic diseases affecting the visual system. She offers a unique approach to managing conditions such as dry eye, macular degeneration, blepharitis, migraine, multiple sclerosis, myasthenia gravis, thyroid eye disease, uveitis, and other autoimmune conditions. She is the founder of Envision Health NYC, a private practice based in New York City.
With a career path made for movies, Steve Jordan was launched into the world of health and fitness by rehabilitating himself after a traumatic brain injury in 1994. His holistic approach using his mind and body created a miraculous recovery that Dr's and people are in awe of. Steve found his passion in this life-changing experience to create miracles in other people through health and fitness.
Steve's professional success has opened up opportunities to be featured in dozens of media platforms including Dr. Oz, The Today Show, The Tyra Banks Show, Oxygen, NBC, ABC, E!, Bodies the Exhibition, Men's Fitness, Self, Fitness, Bodybuilding.com and much more.
Akil Palanisamy, MD, is a Harvard-trained physician who practices integrative medicine, blending his conventional medical expertise with holistic approaches including functional medicine and Ayurveda. “Dr....