Ptosis Treatment Grand Junction CO

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Deborah S Lenahan, MD
(970) 243-9000
1000 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1978

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John Gerard Oster, MD
(970) 245-5678
1306 E Sherwood Dr
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Albany Med Coll, Albany Ny 12208
Graduation Year: 1991

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Jerry Otis Bush, MD
(970) 243-9000
1000 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1980

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William Jean Waterhouse, MD
2764 Compass Dr Ste 107
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Uniformed Services Univ Of The Hlth Sci, Bethesda Md 20814
Graduation Year: 1984

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Walter Javus Hoffman, MD
(561) 964-0707
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, Irvine, Ca Coll Of Med, Irvine Ca 92717
Graduation Year: 1977
Hospital
Hospital: J F K Med Ctr, Atlantis, Fl
Group Practice: Visual Health & Surgery Center Inc

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Randy Jay Rottman, MD
(970) 242-8812
1120 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1985

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Allen Michael Grey, MD
(970) 242-8811
1120 Wellington Ave Ste 107
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1992

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Gregory Erik Kellam, MD
(970) 243-9000
1000 Wellington Ave
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1995

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Robert Saml Hanna, MD
(970) 256-0400
425 Patterson Rd Ste 405
Grand Junction, CO
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Marys Hosp And Med Ctr, Grand Jct, Co
Group Practice: Western CO Ophthalmological

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Allen Grey MD
Eye Center Of Colorado West
(970) 242-8811
1120 Wellington Ave # 107
Grand Junction, CO
 
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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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