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Consumer Health and Articles and News Print Featuring Dr. Pandit

Below is a sampling of some of the expert medical comments and news print coverage of Dr. Pandit in national health-care articles and reports.

Glaucoma vs. Cataracts: What’s the Difference?
The risk of cataract and glaucoma increases with age. Yet these two conditions are vastly different in their diagnosis and management. Dr. Pandit helps explain these differences to a reporter at “While cataracts will announce themselves at some point with blurry vision, there’s no such early-warning system for glaucoma. An eye exam is the only way to detect glaucoma in its earlier stages, which is key.” [Also reproduced at]

5 Glaucoma Symptoms You Should Recognize
Dr. Pandit helps educate the public on the symptoms of glaucoma, a potentially blinding eye disease if not treated in time. “The problem may show up as blind spots in your peripheral vision. Some people report not seeing well or a lack of sharpness.” This article by syndicated health reporter Amanda Gardner is also reproduced at MSN.

9 Things to Know About Glaucoma Surgery and Other Treatments
Syndicated health reporter Amanda Gardner covers the important topic of glaucoma. “If the optic nerve is damaged, you can’t see,” explains Rahul T. Pandit, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at the Blanton Eye Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital.

What Is Blepharitis? 8 Things Eye Doctors Need You to Know
Symptoms of blepharitis—inflammation of the eyelid—range from mild to severe and can have many possible causes. Dr. Pandit is interviewed for his knowledge on this topic.

Is Pink Eye a Symptom of COVID? [Articles in MSN and The Healthy]
Dr. Pandit is interviewed for his expertise on this topic of great interest during the COVID19 pandemic.

Eyeworld News Article on Dr. Pandit’s Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery International Virtual Course
Dr. Pandit’s teaching at the annual meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery International course was performed virtually for the first time at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and gained the interest of one trade journal reporter in this article.

Donated Cornea Restores Vision and Prevents Blindness
Dr. Pandit and one of his patients are interviewed in this touching story about the restoration of vision from an advanced corneal transplant technique [PDF Download]

Are These Eye Whitening Eye Drops Actually Safe?
Dr. Pandit provides medical expertise for on a story about FDA-approved eye whitening drops (like Lumify).

Why Those Tiny Sunglasses Celebs Love Aren’t Actually Good for Your Eyes
Dr. Rahul Pandit weighs in on a recent trend in fashion that might be leading to eye damage. Small lens sunglasses may be stylish, but the UV protection they provide is often times insufficient.

Houston Methodist Hospital Offers Centrasight Telescope Implant For Seniors With Vision Loss From Macular Degeneration
Dr. Rahul Pandit gives a Q&A session to Seniorific on the latest procedure he offers patients and how it’s giving quality of life and freedom back to affected individuals.

Eating This Daily May Decrease Glaucoma Risk
Dr. Pandit is interviewed by WebMD in this national article of interest circulated by multiple news media channels regarding the benefits of a healthy diet in certain types of glaucoma patients.