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Gerald Paul Spindel, MD
(603) 434-4193
6 Tsienneto Rd Ste 101
Derry, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr.Gerald Spindel
(603) 382-4308
130 Main St # 102B
Salem, NH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Dr.NANCY EFFERSON BONACHEA
(603) 668-2020
107 Riverway Place
Bedford, NH
Gender
F
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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David Alan Bellows, MD
(603) 668-2020
250 River Rd
Manchester, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1977

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Christopher J Newton, MD
(603) 669-3925
1415 Elm St
Manchester, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1999

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Sonalee Manoj Desai, MD
(267) 738-4458
Londonderry, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 2001

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Nancy Efferson Bonachea, MD
(843) 546-8421
Bedford, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1990

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George Shaker, MD
250 River Rd
Manchester, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny 14642
Graduation Year: 1989

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Dr.Paul Pender
(603) 669-3925
1415 Elm Street
Manchester, NH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch
Year of Graduation: 1976
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Dr.Samuel Gold
(603) 641-5081
835 Hanover St # 304
Manchester, NH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1981
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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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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