Ptosis Treatment Brigham City UT

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Dr.David Lewis
(435) 734-2097
990 Medical Dr # Gl3
Brigham City, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1980
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Brigham City Comm Hosp, Brigham City, Ut
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Nicholas Dushku, MD
Providence, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1964

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Wal-mart Stores Inc
(435) 734-9784
1200 S Commerce Way
Perry, UT
Services
Optometrist

WilliamL. Harrison,O.D.
(435) 723-2144
111 East Forest,P.O. Box 599
Brigham City, UT
 
RichardJ. Bigler,O.D.
990 South 500 West,C/o David P Lewis
Brigham City, UT
 
David Peterson Lewis, MD
(435) 734-2097
990 Medical Dr Ste GL-3
Brigham City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Brigham City Comm Hosp, Brigham City, Ut; Logan Regional Hospital, Logan, Ut
Group Practice: Brigham Eye Specialists

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Rich Humpherys
Knighton Optical
(801) 394-5709
1055 N Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT
 
LarryD. Terry,O.D.
(435) 723-2485
34 S. Main
Brigham City, UT
 
Larry D Terry A PC
(435) 723-2485
34 S Main St
Brigham City, UT
Services
Optometrist

William L Harrison OD Inc
(435) 723-2144
111 E Forest St Ste E
Brigham City, UT
Services
Optometrist

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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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