Ptosis Treatment Cleveland TN

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Bruce William Faerber, MD
(423) 472-5401
2175 Chambliss Avenue North West South
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo, Columbia Sch Of Med, Columbia Mo 65212
Graduation Year: 1988

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Eddie Norris Duncan, MD
(423) 472-5401
2415 Chambliss Ave NW
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1968

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Richard Ion Breazeale, MD
(423) 265-9500
8214 Stillwater Cir
Ooltewah, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1994

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Izak Frederick Wessels, MD
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Dutch, German, Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Witwatersrand, Med Sch, Johannesburg, So Africa
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn; Grandview Med Ctr, Jasper, Tn
Group Practice: Omni Eye Svc Of Chattanooga

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Edward Andrew Peterson, MD
1949 Gunbarrel Rd Ste 220
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1998

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Cynthia Ellis Harris, MD
2417 Chambliss Ave NW
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1985

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Norris Lynn Newton, MD
3515 Windsor Cir NE
Cleveland, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1956

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Michelle Yu Robison, MD
(423) 495-3937
2030 Hamilton Place Blvd Ste 140
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Pomerance Eye Ctr

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Elizabeth Danzig Mabry, MD
(423) 495-3605
1949 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Davis, Sch Of Med, Davis Ca 95616
Graduation Year: 1992
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Dr Seal Lawrence Mabry Thomas

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Deborah R Di Stefano, MD
(423) 648-3937
1801 Gunbarrel Rd
Chattanooga, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Erlanger Med Ctr, Chattanooga, Tn; Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, Tn
Group Practice: Distefano Regional Eye Ctr

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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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