Ptosis Treatment Fairbanks AK

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Dr.Samuel McConkey
(907) 456-4822
1521 Stacia Street
Fairbanks, AK
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M
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Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Ronald Wayne Zamber, MD
(907) 456-7760
1919 Lathrop St Ste 103
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med, Seattle Wa 98195
Graduation Year: 1988

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Alfred De Ramus, MD
(907) 479-0852
4001 Geist Rd Ste 9
Fairbanks, AK
Specialties
Ophthalmology
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Male
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1976
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Hospital: Fairbanks Mem Hosp/Denali Ctr, Fairbanks, Ak

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Ronald Zamber MD
Eye Clinic Of Fairbanks
(907) 456-7706
1001 Noble St # 410
Fairbanks, AK
 
Ronald W Zamber
(907) 456-7760
1919 Lathrop St
Fairbanks, AK
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Ophthalmology

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Dr.Ronald Zamber
(907) 456-7760
1919 Lathrop St # 103
Fairbanks, AK
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M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wa Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1988
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.9, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Alfred Deramus
(907) 479-0852
4001 Geist Rd # 9
Fairbanks, AK
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M
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Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Patricia Hedges-Gajdos
(907) 452-2024
1867 Airport Way # 100
Fairbanks, AK
 
Barbara Keys OD
(907) 479-4700
4001 Geist Rd # 7
Fairbanks, AK
 
Dr.Damian Delzer
(907) 456-7760
1919 Lathrop St # 103
Fairbanks, AK
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M
Speciality
Optometrist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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4.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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