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F Ryan Prall, MD
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Indiana Univ
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Robert L Kramm, MD
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Univ Miami
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Thomas Andrew Gardner, MD
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19104
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Arthur Gibson Starr, MD
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Denver, CO
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Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
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Annie Chang, MD
(303) 426-4810
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
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CARL DWAYNE HANSON Jr, MD
(303) 863-1231
1601 E 19th Ave Ste 3450
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1981
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Hospital: St Joseph Hosp, Denver, Co; Presbyterian -St Lukes Med Ct, Denver, Co

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Rebecca Ernestine Sands, MD
(303) 860-4470
1056 E 19th Ave
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1993

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Jerry K Popham, MD
(303) 839-1110
1800 Emerson St Ste 200
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Univ South Dakota
Graduation Year: 1985

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Arlene V Drack, MD
(303) 860-4470
1056 E 19th Ave # B430
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1986

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Michael Scott Mc Cracken, MD
Colorado Laser Surgeons 55 Madison St
Denver, CO
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Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1997

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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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