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Carroll Fogg Haines Jr, MD
(336) 627-5271
515 Thompson St Ste A
Eden, NC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1978

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David Louis Silverman, MD
(540) 666-2020
1103 Brookdale St Ste D
Martinsville, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Eastern Va Med Sch Of The Med Coll Of Hampton Roads, Norfolk Va 23501
Graduation Year: 1991
Hospital
Hospital: Memorial Hospital Of Martinsvi, Martinsville, Va
Group Practice: Southern Virginia Eye Care

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Clark Robert Cobble, MD
(434) 793-5500
515 Rison St
Danville, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1970
Hospital
Hospital: Danville Reg Medctr, Danville, Va
Group Practice: Danville Eye Center

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Terry David Odom, MD
(434) 799-3232
800 Memorial Dr Ste A
Danville, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1979

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David Mapp Sloan, MD
(434) 799-3232
800 Memorial Dr
Danville, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1981

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Donald Michael Grayson, MD
PO Box 3151
Martinsville, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1974

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Donald William Richman, MD
(540) 632-7205
749 E Church St
Martinsville, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1956

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Joseph Eugene Oboyle, MD
(434) 799-5600
125 Executive Dr Ste E
Danville, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Danville Reg Medctr, Danville, Va
Group Practice: Piedmont Regional Eye Ctr Inc

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Orlando Mario Alvarez, MD
(434) 799-3232
800 Memorial Dr
Danville, VA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1987

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Carroll Haines MD
Rockingham Eye Assoc
(336) 627-5271
515 Thompson St # A
Eden, NC
 
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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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