Ptosis Treatment Grand Island NE

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Dr.Lori Harkins
(308) 384-9148
830 North Alpha Street
Grand Island, NE
Gender
F
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston
Year of Graduation: 1983
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Grand Island, Ne
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Lori Ann Harkins, MD
(308) 384-9148
830 N Alpha St
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Med Ctr, Grand Island, Ne; Kearney County Health Services, Minden, Ne
Group Practice: Grand Island Eye Assoc

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Robert Stephen Proffitt, MD
(308) 382-1781
711 N Custer Ave
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1974

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Michele Trumler Gleason, MD
(308) 381-4733
Wood River, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1993

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Gary Pedersen
Lens Crafters
(308) 382-2756
723 N Custer Ave
Grand Island, NE
 
Dr.Robert Proffitt
(308) 382-1781
711 North Custer Avenue
Grand Island, NE
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Julie Patricia Janky, MD
(308) 381-4733
611 N Diers Ave Ste 2
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1994

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Michele L Gleason, MD
(308) 381-4733
611 N Diers Ave Ste 2
Grand Island, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Med Sch
Graduation Year: 1993

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Robert Proffitt MD
Proffitt Eye Assoc
(308) 382-1781
711 N Custer Ave
Grand Island, NE
 
Lenscrafters - Conestoga Mall
(308) 646-0190
3404 West 13Th Street #105
Grand Island, NE

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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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