Ptosis Treatment Cottonwood AZ

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Dr.Robert Mahanti
(928) 779-7000
Ste D, 401 South Calvary Way
Cottonwood, AZ
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M
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Kevin John Prendiville, MD
(928) 634-4202
270 S Candy Ln Ste B
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Verde Valley Med Ctr, Cottonwood, Az
Group Practice: Cottonwood Verde Valley Eye

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Steven Chen, MD
(602) 993-9100
199 S Candy Ln
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1989

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Farshid Paydar, MD
2530 W Highway 89a Ste B3
Sedona, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Wisconsin
Graduation Year: 1991

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Michael Lee Ham, MD
(520) 775-5606
2820 N Glassford Rd
Prescott Valley, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1994

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Renee A Cane McCoy, MD
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard University
Graduation Year: 1993

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Renee Arianna Mc Coy, MD
(928) 634-4200
586 E Rio Mesa Trl
Cottonwood, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1993

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Farshid Paydar Ravandi, MD
(618) 532-5531
2530 W Highway 89A Ste B3
Sedona, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1991

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Brian Myung Chang, MD
(928) 775-5606
2820 N Glassford Hill Rd Ste 101
Prescott Valley, AZ
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1997

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Scott Perkins MD
Fornara Eye Ctr
(928) 634-2883
199 S Candy Ln # 2A
Cottonwood, AZ
 
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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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