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David Hou-Wun Mai, MD
(808) 487-4667
98-1079 Moanalua Rd Ste 480
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1990

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Christopher H Mai, MD
98 1079 Moanulua Road South
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med School
Graduation Year: 1989

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Geoffrey V Davis, MD
(808) 487-8993
98-211 Pali Momi St
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1969

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Christopher M Tortora, MD
(808) 621-8448
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1986

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Troy Masao Tanji, MD
(808) 671-3937
94-873 Farrington Hwy
Waipahu, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1990

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Christopher Houchung Mai, MD
(808) 487-9667
98 1079 Moanulua Road South
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1989

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Lam Hoang Le, MD
(808) 485-1411
98-1024 Palula Way
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1991

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Luis Carlos Omphroy, MD
(808) 487-7700
98-1079 Moanalua Rd Ste 680
Aiea, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1996

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Ronald D Allen, DO
Honolulu, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1997

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Joseph Michael Zobian, MD
(808) 678-0622
94-307 Farrington Hwy Ste B-7A
Waipahu, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1994

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Drooping Eyelids

Drooping upper eyelids, known as ptosis, can occur at birth, or more commonly in adulthood. Newborns with ptosis usually have underdevelopment of the muscle that lifts the upper eyelid, while adult ptosis has a variety of causes. The most common cause is age-induced stretching of the muscle that lifts the upper eyelid, but injury, muscle diseases, or nerve diseases of the muscle or upper eyelid are also potential causes of ptosis.

Besides being a cosmetic problem, drooping upper eyelids can block upward vision and, if the eyelids are low enough, even central vision. In the case of nerve problems that result in drooping upper eyelids, ptosis can be a sign of a more serious neurologic problem. In infants, drooping upper eyelids can cause amblyopia (poor visual development) by blocking central vision or causing astigmatism which distorts the vision.

Symptoms You May Experience:
If your upper eyelids droop, you may notice that your eyelids block your vision when you look upward or even straight ahead. You may have trouble reading, because your eyelids may droop even more when you are looking down at a book. You may notice forehead tension headaches if you lift your eyebrows with your forehead muscles to help raise your upper eyelids. If your ptosis has a neurologic cause, one upper eye lid may droop more than the other, the droopiness may fluctuate (often becoming worse later in the day), or you may experience double vision...

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