Ptosis Treatment El Dorado AR

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John Richard Williamson, MD
(870) 862-4216
310 Thompson Ave
El Dorado, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1969
Hospital
Hospital: Medical Center Of Southern Ark, El Dorado, Ar
Group Practice: Optical Dispensary

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William Landers OD
South Arkansas Eye Clinic
(870) 862-4216
310 Thompson Ave
El Dorado, AR
 
Ivory Amelia Kinslow
(870) 862-4216
310 Thompson Ave
El Dorado, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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MarcD. Parnell,O.D.
(870) 862-4216
South Arkansas Eye Clinic,310 Thompson Ave
El Dorado, AR
 
Templeton Vision Clinic
(870) 862-9583
P.O. BOX 1623
El Dorado, AR
 
Ivory Amelia Kinslow, MD
(870) 862-4216
310 Thompson Ave
El Dorado, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1989

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James Landers MD
South Arkansas Eye Clinic
(870) 862-4216
310 Thompson Ave
El Dorado, AR
 
Stephen Sowell Od
(870) 863-0856
2033 N West Ave
El Dorado, AR
 
KristinE. Christian,O.D.
(870) 862-4216
South Arkansas Eye Clinic,310 Thompson Ave
El Dorado, AR
 
South Arkansas Eye Clinic PLLC
(870) 862-4216
310 Thompson Ave
El Dorado, AR
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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