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Charles Dalton Atnip, MD
(931) 381-2062
854 W James Campbell Blvd
Columbia, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, Tn

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Timothy Edward Gordon, MD
(931) 381-7000
1400 Hatcher Ln
Columbia, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1984
Hospital
Hospital: Marshall Med Ctr, Lewisburg, Tn; Maury Regional Hospital, Columbia, Tn

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Michael Kaslow, MD
(805) 987-8705
Mt Pleasant, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1969

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Kurt Jeter OD
(931) 381-2068
1501 Hatcher Ln # C
Columbia, TN
 
Subba Gollamudi MD
Remke Eye Clinic
(931) 359-4373
1250 S Ellington Pkwy
Lewisburg, TN
 
Everton Leroy Arrindell, MD
(615) 329-7206
1709 Wedgewood Dr
Columbia, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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James Claude King, MD
(931) 380-1900
1400 Hatcher Ln
Columbia, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1955

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Daniel E Bustos, MD
Thompsons Station, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Texas San Antonio
Graduation Year: 2003

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Sheri Hibbett OD
(931) 380-3036
1301 Trotwood Ave
Columbia, TN
 
Michael Kaslow
(931) 388-5114
1222 Trotwood Ave
Columbia, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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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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