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Milton Grin, MD
(913) 829-5511
21020 W 151st St. Olathe, KS 66061
Grandview, MO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1984

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Timothy Brenan Cavanaugh, MD
(913) 897-9200
6200 W 135th St Ste 300
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1986

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William F Case, MD FACS
6704 W 132nd St
Overland Park, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Missouri
Graduation Year: 1961

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Durnell Mc Laughlin, MD
(816) 361-1515
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1970

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Harry Revels, MD FACS
(913) 681-5979
5071 W 130th Ter
Leawood, KS
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis
Graduation Year: 1956

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Kevin P Pikey, DO
5341 W 153rd Ter
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1999

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Rohit Krishna, MD
(913) 261-2020
14915 Outlook Ln
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Pa, Philadelphia Pa 19129
Graduation Year: 1994
Hospital
Hospital: Childrens Mercy Hosp, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Felix N Sabates Eye Assoc

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Amy Wise Gemperli, MD
(816) 444-2900
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Research Med Ctr, Kansas City, Mo
Group Practice: Stateline Eye Care Inc

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Dr.David Braverman
(913) 491-9123
Hunter Family Vision, 13440 Roe Avenue
Leawood, KS
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1972
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Thomas G Duckett II, MD
(913) 345-8868
Corporate Lakes Prof Bldg 7000 W 121st St Ste 100
Leawood, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1967

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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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