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Edgar Clarence Gamponia, MD
(304) 366-7947
1 Physicians Plz Ste 282
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: Fairmont Gen Hosp, Fairmont, Wv
Group Practice: Regional Eye Associates; Regional Eye Associates Inc

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Brian David Ellis, MD
(304) 598-6400
PO Box 9193
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1989

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John Vincent Linberg, MD
(304) 598-6943
PO Box 9193
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1971

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Hormuz P Wadia, MD
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: West Virginia Univ
Graduation Year: 2002

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Jennifer Sivak Callcott, MD
(304) 598-6944
PO Box 9193
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1996

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Q A Melgarejo, MD
(304) 366-5010
5 Erwin Ln Ste 1
Fairmont, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Nac De Asuncion, Fac De Cien Med, Asuncion, Paraguay
Graduation Year: 1963

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Geoffrey Eugene Bradford, MD
(304) 598-6949
PO Box 9193
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1988

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Cristoforo R Larzo, MD
1 Stadium Drive
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: West Virginia Univ Med Center
Graduation Year: 2001

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Amos Wesley Wilkinson, MD
(304) 842-2039
PO Box 238
Bridgeport, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1981
Hospital
Hospital: United Hospital Center, Clarksburg, Wv
Group Practice: Bridgeport Eye & Laser Surgery

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Terry Lynn Schwartz, MD
(304) 598-6925
PO Box 9193
Morgantown, WV
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1982

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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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