Ptosis Treatment Canon City CO

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Donald D Bode, MD
(719) 630-3937
700 Main St
Canon City, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med, Miami Fl 33101
Graduation Year: 1974

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Lynn F Greenlee
(719) 275-7481
1145 Ohio Ave
Canon City, CO
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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DerekW. Ashby,O.D.
(719) 276-0344
Southern Colorado Eye Associates,326 Dozier Ave
Canon City, CO
 
Buckley Chang Eye Institute
Skyline Vision Clinic PC
Canon City, CO
 
Sean R Claflin OD
(719) 276-1660
212 N 19th St
Canon City, CO
Services
Optometrist

Lynn Franklin Greenlee, MD
(719) 275-7481
1145 Ohio Ave
Canon City, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1965

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JacquelineM. Bowen,O.D.
(719) 275-1523
Skyline Vision Clinic,700 Main St
Canon City, CO
 
Bright Eyes Vision Clinic Pca
(719) 276-0344
326 Dozier Ave
Canon City, CO
Services
Optometrist

SeanR. Claflin,O.D.
(719) 276-1660
Claflin Eye Care,1924 Franklin Avenue
Canon City, CO
 
TonyaR. Hubbard,O.D.
(719) 275-1523
Tonya Hubbard, O.D.,700 Main Street
Canon City, CO
 
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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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