Ptosis Treatment Englewood CO

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Gary A Jamell, MD
3601 S Clarkson St
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1991

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Richard Kelmenson, MD
(303) 781-4008
3601 S Clarkson St Clarkson Med Bldg/Ste 120
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1977

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Paul Ezio Cutarelli, MD
(303) 694-2191
4875 S Monaco St Apt 201
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1991

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Jon Gordon Dishler, MD
(303) 793-3000
8400 E Prentice Ave Ste 1200
Greenwood Village, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1978

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Jason Matthew Jacobs, MD
(303) 282-5467
950 E Harvard Ave Ste 320
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med, Durham Nc 27710
Graduation Year: 1997

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Steven Francis Podgorski, MD
(303) 761-9944
601 E Hampden Ave Ste 490
Englewood, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1978

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Herbert Joseph Simons, MD
(303) 770-7100
3545 S Tamarac Dr Ste 170
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1965

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Steven W Newell, MD FACS
(303) 765-4444
950 E Harvard Ave
Denver, CO
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oklahoma
Graduation Year: 1969

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William Lancaster Hines, MD
(303) 777-3277
2480 S Downing St Ste G30
Denver, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1973

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Dr.Jason Jacobs
(303) 282-5467
950 E Harvard Ave Suite 320
Denver, CO
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Duke Univ Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1997
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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