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David William Bishop, MD
(970) 259-2202
Four Corners Eye Clinic 1910 Main Ave Unit B
Durango, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1958

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Eric Campbell Meyer, MD
(970) 259-2202
575 Rivergate Unit 212
Durango, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Durango, Co
Group Practice: Four Corners Eye Clinic

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Eugene Norman Stern, MD
(970) 385-8554
Durango, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1968

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John Parkinson MD
Four Corners Eye Clinic
(970) 259-2202
1910 Main Ave # B
Durango, CO
 
Mark R Rahner OD
(970) 247-8762
1165 Camino Del Rio Ste 100
Durango, CO
Services
Optometrist

Fred Whitehurst, DO
9907 County Road 250
Durango, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hlth Sci, Coll Of Osteo Med, Kansas City Mo 64124
Graduation Year: 1972

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John Martin Parkinson, MD
(970) 259-2202
575 Rivergate Unit 212
Durango, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr, Durango, Co
Group Practice: Four Corners Eye Clinic

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John Petty MD
Alpine Eye Clinic
(970) 385-1583
1165 S Camino Del Rio
Durango, CO
 
MarkA. Miller,O.D.
(970) 247-3613
High Country Optical,450 S. Camino del Rio Suite 101
Durango, CO
 
High Country Optical Inc
(970) 247-3614
1010 Main Ave
Durango, CO
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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