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Dr. Amish Purohit

Ophthalmology
Franklin, TN
22 years experience male

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Franklin, TN

Address

Franklin, TN
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Ophthalmology

Licenses

United States: Illinois, Tennessee

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
8 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
No: The Nevus is located in the deeper structures within the eye
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
No: There are no studies that suggest a correlation.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Yes : Wearing contacts shouldn't be an issue
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
No: There is no risk to using your eyes. If you have uncorrected refractive error (i.e. need glasses) you might strain to focus but this will not damage y... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Usually one: The membrane has a 15% chance of occurring in the other eye.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
No: Reading or studying will not induce a retinal detachment.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Yes: There is a strong genetic association with macular degeneration invoking multiple genes
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
No: Smoking marijuana will not have any effect on the gas bubble.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Depends: That depends on the type of gas used. Usually it will take 1-4 weeks for the bubble to dissolve enough to allow sight to return centrally.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Yes: A lamellar macula hole can be often repaired with surgery but in many cases they can remain stable with good vision and surgery isn't necessary.
A female asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
No: Your activity level will not affect how quickly the gas bubble goes away. That is inherent to the bubble itself.
A member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Yes: Laser only seals the year. It has no effect on the floater
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Symptoms : Sometimes you may not have symptoms but if you do they are usually flashes floaters or dark veils across the vision
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Depends: Any defect in the retina i.e. Tears or holes predisposes you to retinal detachment. If you have previously has laser it would likely be advisable to t... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Yes: Vitreous hemorrhage without retinal damage can be observed as it may improve on its own. Waiting a week is usually a safe plan and allows you the poss... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Yes: Pink eye is a viral disease that is highly contagious but usually self limiting. Proper hand washing should reduce the risk of transmission.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Make an appt: Halos and double vision in a young person aremost often caused by uncorrected refractive error. Often times a quick visit to your local optometrist ca... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Yes: Prp is usually done to areas of the retina already affected by loss of blood flow but collateral damage can occur affecting peripheral and night visio... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Amblyopia : That might be correct. If vision has been down since childhood from lazy eye then often the visual connections in the brain can be affected resulting ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Center : The macula is the center of the retina used for reading driving watching tv Etc. In other words the part of your retina used for central vision.
A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Time: Sf6 will dissipate in about half the time as C3f8
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Yes : Thyroid disease and orbitopathy is one of the many causes of diplopia. As tissues within the orbit enlarge from the disease process they can cause the... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
No: Antibiotics are not indicated as pink eye is a viral infection. Steroid eye drops can help symptoms but are usually not needed as the condition will c... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Depends: Scarring on the retina can be either superficial or on the surface of the retina or it may be deeper. Superficial scarrin called an Epiretinal membran... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
No: Typical age related macular degeneration is not caused by trauma. It is a genetic condition which can be affected by nutritional and environmental fac... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Allergies: Likely an allergic reaction given the itching component. You can take an antihistamine and see if it improves. Less likely is a viral infection which ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Schedule an eye exam: Floaters can represent various conditions from benign to serious. The most important thing is to schedule an eye exam to rule out a tear in the retina... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Macula: An amsler grid is designed to detect pathology in the macula or central retina. It is commonly used to monitor macular degeneration but other conditio... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amish Purohit
Ophthalmology 22 years experience
Migraines: This could be an example of an ocular migraine which can cause visual symptoms without an associated headache. If the symptoms are infrequent you can ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Purohit is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Purohit is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! For sure, roofers and people who work outdoors are certainly predisposed. No need for clinical trials or studies to show it is true in most situations.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Emory University School of Medicine, GA
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND MEDICAL CENTER
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