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Michael Barton Bradley, MD
(423) 968-7555
3185 W State St Ste 1101
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1993

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Joseph Rogers Armstrong, MD
(276) 676-7000
3185 W State St
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1978

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John William Chandler, MD
(360) 715-3604
1 Medical Park Blvd
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1965

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Frederick D Slaughter, MD
(423) 989-2020
225 Midway Medical Park
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Bristol Reg Medctr, Bristol, Tn; Johnston Memorial Hospital, Abingdon, Va
Group Practice: Eye Care For The Appalachins

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James R Vanarsdall, MD FACS
2357 Feathers Chapel Rd
Blountville, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tennessee
Graduation Year: 1952

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Dr.John Johnson
(423) 929-2111
225 Midway Medical Park
Bristol, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1969
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Johnson City Med Ctr, Johnson City, Tn
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Randal Joseph Rabon, MD
(423) 928-3937
225 Midway Medical Park
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northeastern Oh Univs Coll Of Med, Rootstown Oh 44272
Graduation Year: 1981

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Jeffrey William Bunning, MD
(800) 842-3627
3185 State Street West South
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 2000

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Sidney Alfred Wike, MD
(423) 764-0121
249 Midway Medical Park
Bristol, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1960

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William Fred Prestowitz, MD
328A Cummings St
Abingdon, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1981

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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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