U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free

Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Houston, TX
28 years experience male

Locations

Houston Oculoplastics Associates, Texas Medical Center

Houston, TX

Address

6400 Street, Suite # 2220, Houston, TX
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Show more

Fax

7137901130

Insurances accepted

Aetna

BlueCross BlueShield

MultiPlan

Humana Insurance Company

Medicare

Cigna

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Amerigroup

Carefirst Inc

CarePlus Health Plan

UNICARE

Office

Houston, TX

Office

Houston, TX

About

Bio

MD PhD;1994: University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah Internship: 1995; Internal Medicine; Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT Residency: Ophthalmology: 1998; Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, New Haven, CT Fellowship: 2000: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Expert: Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Orbital Surgery Special training: Facial Lacer Rejuvenation and Treatment of Vascular and Non-Vascular Lesions Specialist in Reading of Imaging of the Orbit and Brain region Treatment of Congenital and Acquired Eyelid and Orbital Region Anomalies. Treatment of Thyroid-Related Eye Disorders Evaluation and Treatment of Dry Eye Syndrome

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.

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Facial Plastic Surgery

Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

Arabic, Urdu

Doctor Q&A

75 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Depends ? wide&deep: Depending on how wide and deep they have to do scraping, your recovery will depend how fast the healing takes place based on your risk factors. Usuall... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Caffine does have xanthine compounds which can help with getting uric acid out of the body throuhg kidny.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Hair loss from meds?: Both hypothyroidism as well as hyperthyroidism can cause hair loss. I would recommend seeing a dermatologist or someone expert in the hair loss treatm... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
High stress jobs: High stress and strenous jobs can have effect on the health of workers. Asphalt construction can have effect on individual's breathing which is direct... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
It should not be: Sleeping in humid environment should not cause ha or back pains. Make sure you are properly covered especially if it gets cold.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Stay happy & eating : Exercise, good food, positive thinking can all help with increased immunity and getting better with the prescribed chemotherapy. You have to believe t... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Many causes: I would check for the blood sugar, thyroid function etc before reaching to any diagnosis.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Situational dependen: I prefer not to use nay bone grafting if possible but if I have to do, i consider using patient's own bone if possible.
A male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Check with doctor: I would recommend seeing the doctor who did the surgery or at least calling for explaination.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Acne scars: Manual manipulation can lead to their getting infected an scarring. Many things can help with minimizing acne formation and then its propgation to sca... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
May be: Multiple cafe-au-lait birth marks are usually associated with nf1 and can be any where on the body and if so associated conditiones need to be treated... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Hormonal infection: There are many causes of acne which is very common in young persons more in girls. Depending on individual skin types one may suggest some home remedi... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Dull pain over eye: It is good that you have been seen by a doctor and he has advised wait and see situation which is totally appropriate. I am sure if your doctor was co... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Iritis: Many conditions can cause iris pirgmentation as well as depigmentation. Trauma resulting in physical damage as well as due to chronic bleed may affect... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Myopic correction: There is not a single good proven procedure to correct high myopia like yours. Many factors need to be evaluated in decision making and some of those ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Blepharitis : There are many causes of itchy burning eyes along with blurred vision, one of them having blepharitis (inflammation of eyelids). Inflammed eyelids can... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Minimal side effects: Benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) for acne is highly effective in some patients and most patients see good results. It can leave the skin d... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Acne ? Re-evaluation: If the prescrbied medication has not helped much during the time frame, consider a 2nd opinion if the proper diagnosis was entertained.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Hereditary myopia: There may be several causes of myopia one of those being hereditary. Lack of outdoor activities and close activities have been associated with more li... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Try Laser: Multiple laser hair removal procedures may help you gettty rid of coarse hair anywhere in the body.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Avoid exposure: The simplest answer is to avoid exposure. However certain prophylactic remedies prior to exposure may help prevent full blown symptoms.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Inflammation of skin: Cellulitis also called inflammation of tissue could be due to many causes both infectious and non-infectious. Infectious causes need to be treated to ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
None known: Monosodium glutamate (msg) is found in foods, in large part because glutamic acid, being an amino acid. No study has linked it with any cancer and nor... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Yes-health problmes: Hard water problems are caused by the presence of calcium and magnesium minerals in the water. When left untreated, these minerals become ‘sticky’ as ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Probably an achne: Acne at age 36 is unusual but can occur at any age. One needs to also check for white-heads which also looks like "puss filled zit" things. Proper hyg... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Air optix lenses: These lenses can be used for day or night vision. But i would not recommend anyone to sleep with any kind of lenses on chronic basis because of the po... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Oculoplastic doctor: It appears that you may have a nevus like lesion at the inner canthal area of they eye which may be very visible. After careful examination, such lesi... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
GERD: You have a condition called gastroesophagel reflux disorder in which gastric contents get up to your esophagus and cause these symptoms. You need to b... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Myopic astigmatic: You should be able to see well with corrective lenses or contact lenses. If the astigmatism is not very high you should be able to see well with eithe... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Chalazion in a child: One may consider injecting kenalog (triamcinolone) (steroid suspension) into the lesion before consider surgical excision. Injection can be performed ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Uveitis: If the light is bothering the child and he is blinking and squinting his eyes, one may need to rule out uveitis- inflammation of the uveal tissue (esp... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Natural hair transpl: In hair transplant, normal hair from the hair growing areas are taken and used in the areas where local hair do not grow due to hormonal affect at the... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Vasoconstriction: Subitramine can cause vasoconstriction which may be the cause of ha in some people.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Salicylate based: Salycylate based preparation can be helpful and eradicating some of the smaller moles but larger may need to be excised, cauterized or freezed with cr... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Azithromycin for acn: Azithromycin is relatively safe if one is not allergic to the mediciine. It should help in lowering the burdeon of normal floor and drying up the sebu... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Nerve cell damage: Smoking tobacco can cause ischemia which can affect nerve cells, muscle cells and so on.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Afrin (oxymetazoline) in pregnancy: At this stage in pregnancy, if it is not affecting the baby's heart beat, your doctor may advice you if you can continue to use it.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Stress and acne: Yes stress can cause acne and even worsen it. Find ways to reduce stress in your life.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Loss of Appeatite: Systemic steroids can have side effects especially when taken for long-time. Getting off from them may lead to withdrawal symptoms.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Raw coca butter : You may get a good skin protection from getting dryness.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
No: It should not diminish the benefits of the fish oil. Just make sure no one injects into their veins as that may cause embolus which can cause serious ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Gastric acid reflux: Many factors can cause gerd and stress can exacerbate. Please be seen by a physician so that accurate diagnosis and treatment can be offered.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Yes it is possible: Yes, one can have symptoms of sinusitis without having cold like symptoms. I have treated patients for sinusitis after they have presented to me for p... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Hair loss from meds: Some medications are known to cause hair loss. I would recommend being seen by a dermatologist who is expert in the hair loss and determin if the caus... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Dizzynessin pregnanc: I would recommend you being seen by your OB doctor to check for the cause. You could be severely anemic.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Could be Viral : Conjunctivitis could be due to viral infection in which case antibiotics usually do not help and infact may cause even more uncomfortable eyes due to ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
See an ENT doctor: It appears that you may have this problem since birth, in other words congenital. If you have not have ENT consultation, you should consider getting o... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Neosporin for conjun: Neosporin is an antibiotic and should be affective for the bacterial conjunctivitis if the bacteria which is causing conjunctivitis is sensitive to th... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Side effects of Meds: Almost all medications can have a side effects depending on the dose and the purpose. I would recommend seeing your doctor to see if those new symptom... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Imtiaz Chaudhry
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 28 years experience
Vasodilation: Alcohol can cause vascular dryness due to its diuretic effect which prevents brain to get enough water resulting in ha.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.

Ask doctors free
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less

Testimonials
Recommendations and Thank you notes are endorsements given from patients or other doctors.

3
Recommendations
105
Thank you notes
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
They were all so friendly and the waiting time wasnt bad at all and he spend a good amount of time with me
HealthTap member
Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chaudhry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chaudhry is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks, Im a patient with unusual symptoms as well
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
HealthTap member
Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine
Graduated 1994MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Utah School of Medicine, UT
Graduated 1994MD

Residency

Yale-New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine

Awards

American Academy of Ophthalmology- Achievement Award
Best Resident Teacher of the Year
Top Facial Plastic Surgery, Second Place, Texas - Winter
2013

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions, provide medical advice, write prescriptions, and more.
Answer emailed
in 24 hours or less