Ptosis Treatment East Haven CT

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Edward S Lim, MD
(203) 469-7390
280 Main St
East Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Vt Coll Of Med, Burlington Vt 05405
Graduation Year: 1989

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Marvin Lloyd Sears, MD
PO Box 208061
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1953

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Patrick T Mathews, MD
Branford, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Syracuse Upstate Med Ctr
Graduation Year: 2003

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Robert Abraham Wiznia, MD
(203) 562-9995
850 Howard Ave
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Italian
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Yale -New Haven Hosp, New Haven, Ct; St Raphaels Hosp, New Haven, Ct

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Wayne Ian Larrison, MD
(203) 787-6161
46 Prince St Ste 402-A
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1985

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Caleb Gonzalez, MD
(203) 785-2020
330 Cedar St
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med, San Juan Pr 00936
Graduation Year: 1954

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Robert Todd Spector, MD
(203) 237-1818
Branford, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1975

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Edwin M Trayner, MD FACS
PO Box 529
Branford, CT
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia
Graduation Year: 1956

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David Edward Silverstone, MD
(203) 789-2020
60 Temple St Ste 1A
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1973

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Robert Lewis Lesser, MD
(203) 597-9100
40 Temple St Ste 5B
New Haven, CT
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Neuropathology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Yale -New Haven Hosp, New Haven, Ct; Waterbury Hosp, Waterbury, Ct
Group Practice: Ophthalmic Surgical Assoc

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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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