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Author - Dr. Guneet J Mann, MD

Dr. Guneet J Mann, MD


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Location: Dallas, Texas, USA

Education: MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology), MD

Introduction: Dr. Guneet Jawanda Mann after completing her MBBS from Sardar Patel Medical College Bikaner, Rajasthan, did her MS in Ophthalmology from Dr. Sampurnand Medical College Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India. Thereafter she did a fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology at Grewal Eye Institute, Chandigarh, India.

Later at Grewal Eye Institute she worked as a consultant in Refractive Surgery and Glaucoma for 17 years. Alongside, she was Faculty Instructor for post graduate DNB students in Glaucoma. She then moved to the US in 2016 and became ECFMG certified.


Articles by Dr. Guneet J Mann, MD

    COVID-19 vaccines - a comparison
    Jun 07, 2021
    Category :   Advisory
    4030 words
    19 minutes to read

    COVID-19 vaccines - a comparison

    Vaccine is a suspension of weakened, killed, or fragmented virus or bacterium or an isolated subunit of the infectious agent, or a recombinant protein made from the agent or toxins produced by the microorganism, that is administered primarily to …

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    Diabetic Retinopathy
    Oct 10, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1663 words
    8 minutes to read

    Diabetic Retinopathy

    Diabetes mellitus is a group of metabolic disorders characterized by a high blood sugar level over a prolonged period of time. As of 2019, an estimated 463 million people had diabetes worldwide (8.8% of the adult population), with type 2 diabetes …

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    Dexamethasone to Reduce Mortality in Serious Covid 19 Patients
    Jul 17, 2020
    Category :   Advisory
    829 words
    4 minutes to read

    Dexamethasone to Reduce Mortality in Serious Covid 19 Patients

    Low-dose steroid treatment with dexamethasone is a major breakthrough in the fight against SARS-CoV-2 virus. Dexamethasone has been used since the early 1960s to treat a wide range of conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma The drug is …

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    Updates about the use of Remdesivir in moderate and severe COVID-19
    Jun 08, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1701 words
    8 minutes to read

    Updates about the use of Remdesivir in moderate and severe COVID-19

    A novel coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified in December 2019 as the cause of a respiratory illness designated as coronavirus disease 2019, or Covid-19. Several therapeutic agents have been …

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    Updates on the use of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine for Treatment of COVID-19
    Jun 01, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
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    8 minutes to read

    Updates on the use of Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine for Treatment of COVID-19

    The absence of an effective treatment against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) infection has led clinicians to redirect drugs that are known to be effective for other medical conditions to the treatment of COVID-19. The …

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    Diabetes and COVID-19
    May 22, 2020
    Category :   Advisory
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    6 minutes to read

    Diabetes and COVID-19

    Diabetes mellitus is an important global health issue leading to severe morbidity and mortality. The International Diabetes Federation has anticipated that the number of diabetic patients will increase to 380 million in 2025, and will finally …

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    When is the right time to get your Cataract operated
    May 15, 2020
    Category :   Advisory
    1346 words
    7 minutes to read

    When is the right time to get your Cataract operated

    Age-related cataract is a chronic, slowly progressive opacification of the natural lens of the eye that ultimately results in symptomatic disturbance of vision. Globally, cataract is the leading cause of blindness and impaired visual acuity and …

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    Can COVID-19 Cause Kawasaki Disease in Children?
    May 09, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
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    8 minutes to read

    Can COVID-19 Cause Kawasaki Disease in Children?

    The preliminary data from studies about COVID-19 has been focused on severe respiratory manifestations, which are seen predominantly in adults, with scant initial data on the burden of disease in children. It has been thought that children …

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    Use of Remdesivir in COVID-19
    May 06, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1552 words
    8 minutes to read

    Use of Remdesivir in COVID-19

    With the COIVD-19 Pandemic at 3.8 million cases, as of May 06, 2020 and the numbers still adding, the race is on to find a treatment for SARS-CoV-2. A number of drugs are in the race and many vaccines are in the pipeline. So far, no gold standard of …

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    Strokes in Young and Middle Aged COVID-19 Patients
    May 01, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1532 words
    8 minutes to read

    Strokes in Young and Middle Aged COVID-19 Patients

    A Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA) or “Stroke”, is a medical emergency and is a result of interruption of blood supply to a part of the brain. The symptoms of stroke depend on the part of brain affected by the stroke. They could include trouble …

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    Latest Management Strategies for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients
    Apr 22, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1450 words
    7 minutes to read

    Latest Management Strategies for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

    The disease spectrum of COVID-19 is very wide. On the one hand are the asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic patients and on the other hand are patients who are fighting for their lives in the intensive care units. A significant number of hospitalized …

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    How good are we at Diagnosing COVID-19
    Apr 20, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1032 words
    5 minutes to read

    How good are we at Diagnosing COVID-19

    As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, the scientific community is working in overdrive to deliver faster and cheaper diagnostic tests. The need of the hour is to have tests that are easy to administer, accurate and easily accessible. The diagnostic tests …

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    Rationale of Using Hydroxychloroquine in Covid19
    Apr 12, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1293 words
    7 minutes to read

    Rationale of Using Hydroxychloroquine in Covid19

    The immune system of humans is designed to protect the human body from invasion by foreign substances or antigens. It has two complementary arms: the innate (or native/natural) immune system and the adaptive (acquired) immune system. Human Immune …

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    Ophthalmology Practice in COVID-19 Pandemic
    Apr 06, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1591 words
    8 minutes to read

    Ophthalmology Practice in COVID-19 Pandemic

    Coronaviruses have been known to affect systems other than the respiratory tract, including gastrointestinal tract and ocular tissues. However, most of the research is focused on the respiratory tract due its life threatening nature. The fact that …

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    Impact of Novel Coronavirus Pandemic on Mental Health
    Apr 02, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1497 words
    8 minutes to read

    Impact of Novel Coronavirus Pandemic on Mental Health

    “This is a bad science fiction movie that is real”, Augustin Fuentes, an evolutionary anthropologist at the University of Notre Dame commented about how COVID-19 may alter the human journey. There have been plenty of calamities thrown up at …

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    Management & Handling of COVID-19 Pregnant Women at Hospitals
    Mar 30, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1184 words
    6 minutes to read

    Management & Handling of COVID-19 Pregnant Women at Hospitals

    In the present day scenario, arrival of a COVID-19 patient or a Person under Investigation (PUI) in a healthcare facility involves activation of a series of protocols so as to avoid, as far as possible, unnecessary exposure of other unaffected …

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    COVID-19 in Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers
    Mar 27, 2020
    Category :   Advisory
    1016 words
    5 minutes to read

    COVID-19 in Pregnant Women and Lactating Mothers

    Having a baby is exciting and exhausting work. Hence the term, “Labor”. But these are the “CORONA TIMES” and the medical care protocols are evolving every day to fight the pandemic. New information about the virus and its effect in different health …

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    Guidelines for Treatment of COVID-19 in Adults & Children - March 26, 2020
    Mar 26, 2020
    Category :   Medical care
    1818 words
    9 minutes to read

    Guidelines for Treatment of COVID-19 in Adults & Children - March 26, 2020

    COVID-19 is a disease with a very wide spectrum. The clinical symptoms range from asymptomatic to uncomplicated upper respiratory tract infection to pneumonia, acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), sepsis and septic shock with multi organ …

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    COVID-19 virus treatment approved for testing by FDA
    Mar 19, 2020
    Category :   Advisory
    115 words
    1 minutes to read

    COVID-19 virus treatment approved for testing by FDA

    President Trump said in a press briefing today that Chloroquine and Hydroxychloroquine, drugs used to treat Malaria and severe Arthritis, have been approved by the FDA to test as a COVID-19 Coronavirus treatment. These drugs will be used in a …

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