Ptosis Treatment Collierville TN

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Harold Peter Kavoussi, MD
(901) 854-6220
336 Poplar View Pkwy Ste 1
Collierville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 1979

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Kathryn Woods Byrd, MD
(901) 681-9600
2250 Wilderness Cv
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1988

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Faramarz Fred Hidaji, MD
(901) 758-4988
7865 Trinity Rd Ste 104
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1992

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Gregg P Moody, MD
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Mississippi
Graduation Year: 2002

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Audrey Whaley Tuberville, MD
(901) 682-4657
5220 Park Ave Ste 200
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hospital, Memphis, Tn
Group Practice: Mid South Eye Specialists Inc

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John Edward Linn, MD
(901) 685-2200
9001 Grove Forest Cv
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1980

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Gary Allen Passons, MD
(901) 683-1112
Germantown, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1980

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Stefanie Gail Schuman, MD
Cordova, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 2002

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Gregg Philip Moody, MD
958 Aspen Meadow Cv
Cordova, TN
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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James Luther Crabb, MD
(901) 360-8081
5406 Knight Arnold Rd
Memphis, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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