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Dr. Faramarz Hidaji

Cosmetic Surgery
Memphis, TN
30 years experience male

Locations

Office

Memphis, TN

Address

6252 Poplar ave, Memphis, TN
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Hidaji is the founder of Visionary Eye Care and LOTOS Mind Body Institute in Memphis, TN. His areas of focus are Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery and Functional Medicine. He is Board Certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology and the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine. Dr. Hidaji is associated with the Institute for Functional Medicine. He is a fitness advocate, a nutrition expert, and a meditation instructor.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Cosmetic Surgery

Holistic Medicine

Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: Tennessee

Doctor Q&A

121 Answers
16 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Get eval ASAP : Sudden blurry vision in one eye is often serious. There are several possible causes, but i would get seen immediately by an ophthalmologist.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes!: Vasculitis is an inflammatory condition, caused by an overactve immune system in most cases. Diet has a huge influence on inflammation in your body. T... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
None: Though fish oils have a wide range of benefits, you should focus your efforts on keeping your blood sugar steady and in normal range. Talk to your doc... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Blocked gland: A stye is nothing more than a blocked oil gland. They are rarely infected, and never cause a threat to your eyesight. You can try hot compresses.... A... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Nope.: If your eyes cross, and you are an adult, chances are that the only treatment worth undertaking is eye muscle surgery. Sometimes in children glasses a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Benign muscle twitch: Muscle twitches, or "fasciculations, " occur all over the body. They are more easily noticed in the eyelids because those muscles are small. They can ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Unlikely: Severe hypocalcemia may weaken muscle contraction, which could make the pupils unable to constrict. But it cannot cause a paradoxical dilation of the ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: But we don't understand the specifics very well. Having parents that wear glasses increases the chances that you will need glasses.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Gastritis: Meals cause secretion of stomach acid, and if your stomach lining is inflamed (gastritis) or you have reflux into the esophagus (reflux esophagitis) y... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Unfortunately yes.: If you have more serious eye problem than simple nearsightedness or astigmatism, it is likely that glasses won't help. A wide range of disorders cause... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Rigid contact lens: A weakened cornea may be stabilized with a rigid permeable contact lens. I don't know of any other treatment, short of a corneal transplant.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Thin skin: They're not the only ones with dark circles! dark circles result from thin skin of the eyelids. The darker tissues underneath are showing through. The... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Neuropathy: Pain in fingertips and toes could be poor blood flow or nerve damage. These symptoms result from diabetes, high blood pressure and blood vessel diseas... Read More
A 92-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Inappropriate : Prescribing gentamicin for eye redness without an examination is really not very helpful. Though the drug is unlikely to have harmed you, there are ma... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Possibly: Hypothyroidism can cause eye brow loss, so get a physical and labwork. And inflammatory conditions can cause hair loss, so those need to be ruled out.... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Sleep more & hydrate: Dark circles are just the underlying tissues of the lid showing through thin skin. Adequate sleep and ample hydration can help. Unfortunately, there a... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Definitely!: Allergic conjunctivitis creates stringy mucus discharge and eye redness. Splash cool water on your eyes when you come in from outdoors... That can rem... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Not permanently : You may have visual fluctuations though due to eye dryness, which can be caused by excess tv, computer, or video game use. The rate of blinking decrea... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Get another opinion: Sorry that you can't get answers to your problem... You obviously don't feel well and need help. I would keep looking for a concerned and curious doct... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
No: A prominent vein should not cause any problems. Direct trauma is unlikely, as the rim of the eye socket protects this area. However, if lid surgery or... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Wide range: A few are: retinitis pigmentosa, optic nerve hypoplasia, congenital cataracts, congenital glaucoma.
A member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Hot packs: Fill a clean cotton sock with dried beans, then heat in microwave for about two minutes. Place this on your stye for ten minutes, twice a day. If this... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Not permanently : Many treatments have been tried for nystagmus, including cutting the eye muscles. I have performed several of these procedures in my practice. While t... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Allergic sinusitis: Sounds like your baby may have allergies resulting in sinusitis. If she has a fever you should seek medical help. If not, i would try eliminating milk... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Nope: Gas bubbles, depending on the type of gas, will dissolve away in a few days to a few weeks.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Could be normal : Because the foot is the lowest part of your body, swelling may persist for weeks after surgery. However, there are a couple of things to be wary of: i... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Not unusual: Se eyelid swelling in the morning is not unusual.... When we lay flat, fluid in the body redistributes, and that may result in some puffiness of the f... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Nothing serious: Just a benign muscle twitch. Try drinking more water, and add a magnesium supplement daily. 500mg a day should do the trick in a week or so.
A member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Iritis: You most likely have iritis associated with ankylosing spondylitis. The treatment is steroid drops. Of course, the other causes of eye pain and rednes... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Wide range of probs: Lack of a red reflex (red eye look that you sometimes see in flash photos) indicates something blocking the reflection of the light inside the eye. Th... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Hot packs : There is no good drug. But if her mom is willing to try hot packs: fill a clean sick w dried beans. Heat in microwave for 1-2 minutes. Voila! instant ... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
3000-6000 milligrams: The more inflammatory fat in your diet, the more fish oil is necessary. The average american will start to see benefits at 2500 milligrams a day. Fish... Read More
A 84-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Monitor yearly: The brown spot is likely just an iris freckle. No worries there. The mole in the back is a choroidal nevus... A slow growing pigmented growth that has... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: As long as the swelling goes away in a few hours, you shouldn't worry. If the swelling persists, if it is consistently on the same side, or if there i... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes! : Though "colitis" refers to a broad range of inflammatory conditions of the gut, any type of colitis can be helped by some simple dietary precautions: ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Kidney disease?: I would suggest a trip to your family doc for some blood tests to rule out kidney disease.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Any one: There is only one type of glaucoma that can be worsened with over the counter sleep aids... A rare type called narrow angle glaucoma. More common form... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
No: Though many experimental treatments have been tried, there is no good treatment for most common types of nystagmus.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Nerve pain: Sounds like a branch of a nerve is inflamed. Specifically, the fifth cranial nerve, maxillary division. There are many causes for this, but they all n... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Vasculitis: The most likely diagnoses are: lupus, polyarteritis nodosa, wegeners granulomatosis, and sarcoidosis. I would also test for syphilis, lyme, and erlich... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Lots of things: A range of problems can cause eye strain: farsightedness, nearsightedness, eye misalignment, eye dryness are some possibilities. I would see an eye do... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Pinched nerve: Sounds like you have a pinched nerve root in your spine or pelvis. You can expect eventual recovery, but i would see a doctor if you have muscle weakn... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
No.: Retinitis pigmentosa can vary widely in severity. While the visual loss can be severe, some cases are so mild that they are never noticed. A study of ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Not likely: If your eye pressure is high enough to cause pain, you would also experience hazy vision, nausea, and eye redness. Pressure behind the eyes is almost ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Tough to answer: Headaches and blurred vision could be something as simple as needing glasses, or as serious as increased brain pressure from a tumor or meningitis. Th... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Get a physical: Sounds like your muscles have too much tone. This spasticity or cramping could be part of the same condition you had when you were a child. But you al... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Benign vertigo: There are many possible causes for dizziness. The most common is benign positional vertigo, which is dizziness worsened by rapid shifts in head positi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes, it's bad.: Basal cell carcinoma is the most common type of skin cancer. It rarely spreads to other parts of the body. But it can invade deeply where it is. So if... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
No: There are a number of disorders that can cause your symptoms, ankylosing spondylitis being one of them. Ankylosing spondylitis can be diagnosed with ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faramarz Hidaji
Cosmetic Surgery 30 years experience
Yes: But i would be cautious about drinking that much on a daily basis for other reasons, especially if you are a woman. Your liver takes a hit every time ... Read More

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Sep 10, 2014
Hey, nice to see you helping out!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Hidaji is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Hidaji is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I really appreciate your help! They were very sudden but I hope they just fade away. Thanks again!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm weaning off narcotics now..
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks help me get rid of these dark circles

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Tennessee College of Medicine, TN
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

WIlls Eye Hospital

Awards

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