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Ptosis Treatment Cullman AL

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William Edgar Holcomb, MD
(256) 739-3605
1890 Al Highway 157 Ste 410
Cullman, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Cullman Reg Med Ctr, Cullman, Al; Woodland Community Hosp, Cullman, Al
Group Practice: Eyecare Cullman

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James Ross Veal Jr, MD
(256) 734-9613
304 County Road 1322
Vinemont, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Cullman Reg Med Ctr, Cullman, Al

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Eyecare Cullman
(256) 736-5507
1965 Al Highway 157 # B
Cullman, AL

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Dr.EMILY FLORES
(205) 734-8514
601A Graham St
Cullman, AL
Gender
F
Speciality
Optometrist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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KevinW. Neal,O.D.
(256) 775-0269
Kevin W. Neal, O.D., P.C.,626 Olive Street S.w.
Cullman, AL
 
Terry Lee Dawson, MD
(256) 736-5507
1890 Al Highway 157 Ste 430
Cullman, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1974
Hospital
Hospital: Cullman Reg Med Ctr, Cullman, Al
Group Practice: Eyecare Cullman

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James Veal MD
(256) 734-9613
1890 Al Highway 157 # 410
Cullman, AL
 
Terry L Dawson MD
(256) 736-5507
1890 AL Highway 157
Cullman, AL
Specialties
Ophthalmology

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William E Holcomb
(256) 739-3605
1890 Al Highway 157
Cullman, AL
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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R Bryan Boozer
(256) 739-4000
1000 2nd Ave Sw
Cullman, AL
Services
Optometrist

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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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