Ptosis Treatment Gardnerville NV

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Michael John Fischer, MD
(702) 882-3515
PO Box 2043
Carson City, NV
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Auto De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Carson Tahoe Hosp, Carson City, Nv
Group Practice: Nevada Eye Foundation

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Thomas Garrido OD
Lake Tahoe Eye Care
(530) 541-2030
2074 Lake Tahoe Blvd # 2
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
NicoleA. Tradup,O.D.
(775) 465-4215
Washoe Tribal Health Center,1559 Watasheamu Road
Gardnerville, NV
 
RobertD. Lyons,O.D.
(775) 329-2300
1687 Hwy 395,Suite #2
Minden, NV
 
Pritchett Eye Care Associates
Dr. Evan Pritchett
(775) 359-2020
1701 County Rd., Suite Q
Minden, NV
 
H Robert Dykes OD
Lake Tahoe Eye Care
(530) 544-2020
854 Emerald Bay Rd # C
South Lake Tahoe, CA
 
RichardW. Baumann,O.D.
(702) 782-5129
1532 Highway 395,Box 878
Gardnerville, NV
 
Richard Wessley Baumann
(775) 782-5129
1532 Hwy 395 Ste 10
Gardnerville, NV
Services
Optometrist

WilliamF. Stone,O.D.
POB 1929
Minden, NV
 
Valley Eyecare & Eyewear Gallery
Dr. Somer Lyons
(775) 783-1111
1644 Hwy 395, Unit B-1
Minden, NV
 
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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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