Ptosis Treatment Crossville TN

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Michael Stewart Galloway, MD
(931) 484-3344
57 Fairfield Blvd
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1991

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David Williams Litchford, MD
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1972

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Michael John Cruz Magbalon, MD
955 Mockingbird Dr
Crossville, TN
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Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Jefferson Med Col-Pa
Graduation Year: 1995

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Eye Centers Of Tennessee LLC
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN

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David Williamss Litchford
(931) 484-9547
33 W Adams St
Crossville, TN
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Ophthalmology

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Larry E Patterson, MD
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, TN
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.Larry Patterson
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Lane
Crossville, TN
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M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1984
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Bob Turney OD
Turney & Boyd
(931) 484-4861
645 S Main St # 102
Crossville, TN
 
Michael Stewart Galloway
(931) 484-3344
57 Fairfield Blvd
Crossville, TN
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Larry E Patterson
(931) 456-2728
15 Iris Ln
Crossville, 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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