Ptosis Treatment Charleston SC

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Alexander R Kent, MD
(843) 722-7705
125 Doughty St Ste 330
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Stanford Univ Sch Of Med, Stanford Ca 94305
Graduation Year: 1989

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Richard Ames Saunders, MD
(843) 792-2761
167 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr.Justin Arbuckle
(317) 274-2128
171 Ashley Avenue #309
Charleston, SC
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M
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Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Esther Michelle Bowie, MD
(843) 792-3869
167 Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
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Ophthalmology
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Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The West Indies, Fac Of Med, St Augustine, Trinidad
Graduation Year: 1996

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Kerry Dean Solomon, MD
(843) 792-8854
167 Ashley Ave Ste 221
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1987

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Kristiana D Neff, MD
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Indiana Univ
Graduation Year: 2004

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Joseph Michael Lally Jr, MD
(843) 722-7705
125 Doughty St Ste 330
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1987

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Dr.Jay Thompson
(843) 553-2477
MUSC Health, 171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC
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M
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Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Helga P Sandoval, MD
(571) 216-2034
167 Ashley Ave Rm 508
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Colombian School Of Medicine
Graduation Year: 1993

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Mark Samuel Siegel, MD
(843) 651-8200
116B Ashley Ave
Charleston, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 2000

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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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