Ptosis Treatment Ellenwood GA

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Lawrence Franklin Brack, MD
(706) 812-4214
3564 Wesley Chapel Rd
Decatur, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1994

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Harvey Bruce Du Biner, MD
(770) 435-2285
1000 Corporate Center Dr
Morrow, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Finch U Of Hs/Chicago Med Sch, North Chicago Il 60664
Graduation Year: 1979
Hospital
Hospital: Southern Reg Med Ctr, Riverdale, Ga
Group Practice: Clayton Eye Ctr

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Stuart Harold Silverman, MD
(770) 981-9010
5243 Snapfinger Woods Dr Ste 101
Decatur, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Decatur Hosp, Decatur, Ga; Dekalb Med Ctr, Decatur, Ga; Northside Hosp, Atlanta, Ga
Group Practice: Thomas Eye Group

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Steven T Bailey, MD
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Iowa
Graduation Year: 2002

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Ahmed Mostafa Nassar, MD
(404) 766-6268
777 Cleveland Avenue, Suite 616
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
English, Spanish, French, Arabic
Education
Medical School: Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37208
Graduation Year: 2000

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Joon Young Kim, MD
(770) 968-8888
1000 Corporate Center Dr Ste 100
Morrow, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1980

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Charles S Hill, MD
(404) 284-8288
4171 Snapfinger Woods Dr
Decatur, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978

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James W Alexander, MD
(404) 298-1442
3546 Covington Hwy Ste A
Decatur, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Howard Univ Coll Of Med, Washington Dc 20059
Graduation Year: 1968

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Keith Cornell Moses, MD
(706) 863-3232
790 Marcus St SE
Atlanta, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1981

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Dr.Ahmed Nassar
(404) 766-6626
777 Cleveland Ave SW # 616
Atlanta, GA
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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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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