Ptosis Treatment Georgetown SC

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Gerald Roberts Tiller, MD
(803) 546-8421
PO Box 2900
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, Sc
Group Practice: Coastal Eye Group

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Carole Marie Young, MD
(843) 546-8421
PO Box 2900
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio, San Antonio Tx 78284
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Georgetown Memorial Hospital, Georgetown, Sc
Group Practice: Coastal Eye Group

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Dr.Jonathan J. Ply
(843) 651-8200
3911 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
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M
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci
Year of Graduation: 1986
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.4, out of 5 based on 10, reviews.

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George Philip Hillen III, MD
(843) 347-7236
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: Conway Hosp, Conway, Sc
Group Practice: Stokes Regional Eye Ctr

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George Philip Hillen, MD
(843) 651-6779
4620 Burnt Oak Ct
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Va Sch Of Med, Charlottesville Va 22908
Graduation Year: 1967

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Richard E Dechamplain, MD
Georgetown, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1992

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John Ronald Hazelton, MD
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch, Newark Nj 07103
Graduation Year: 1997

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Dr.Charles Doering
(843) 652-3937
4055 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
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M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Online Appt Scheduling: Yes
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Gina Cottle Jayawant, MD
(843) 652-3937
PO Box 1919
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1996

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Jonathan J Ply, MD
(843) 651-8200
3911 Highway 17
Murrells Inlet, SC
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1986

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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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