Ptosis Treatment Chattanooga TN

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John Waterbury Wood, MD
(503) 585-2022
979 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1963
Hospital
Hospital: Salem Hospital, Salem, Or
Group Practice: Eye Care Physicians & Surgeons

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Pe Than Tin, MD
(423) 266-7392
930 Oak St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: Inst Of Med I, Yangon, Myanmar
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Fortwood Aesthetic & Wellness

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Steven Randle Anderson, MD
(423) 622-0778
Parkridge Professional Bldg 2339 McCallie Ave Ste
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982

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Jemison O Bowers Jr, MD
(423) 267-1229
979 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: University Eye Care

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Dr.Pe Tin
(423) 266-7392
930 Oak Street
Chattanooga, TN
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Inst Of Med I, Yangon
Year of Graduation: 1966
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.0, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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John Logan Stone, MD
(423) 756-1002
979 E 3rd St Ste C235
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ma Med Sch, Worcester Ma 01655
Graduation Year: 1987

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Harry Martin Lawrence, MD
(423) 265-1651
1042 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1956
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Seal Lawrence Mabry & Thomas

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Molly R Seal, MD
(423) 265-1651
1042 E 3rd St
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Texas - Southwestern
Graduation Year: 1965

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Randall L Funderburk, MD
(423) 756-1002
979 E 3rd St Ste C235
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1979

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Patrick Joseph Bowers, MD
725 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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