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Alan Peter Kratz, MD
(949) 824-2020
1178A Kinoole St
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Southern Ca Sch Of Med, Los Angeles Ca 90033
Graduation Year: 1984

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Dr.Michael Miyashiro
(808) 961-4711
47 Lanihuli Street
Hilo, HI
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1996
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.7, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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Nancy Wilson Lundblad, MD
12 Pikake Pl
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1989

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John Michael Mertus, MD
(808) 959-6148
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1964

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Rick Alva Carpenter, DO
28 Puuhina St
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Western U Hlt Sci Col Osteo Med Of The Pacific, Pomona Ca 91766
Graduation Year: 1993

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Gerrit R Ludwig, MD
(808) 961-4711
47 Lanihuli St
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med, Portland Or 97201
Graduation Year: 1965

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Jerome Wm Swan, MD
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Northwestern Univ Med Sch, Chicago Il 60611
Graduation Year: 1958

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Lloyd Akira Minaai, MD
899 Ululani St Ste A
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mn Med Sch-Minneapolis, Minneapolis Mn 55455
Graduation Year: 1974

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William Thomas Perryman, MD
(918) 256-4141
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1967

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Michael James Miyashiro, MD
(808) 961-4711
47 Lanihuli St
Hilo, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Hi John A Burns Sch Of Med, Honolulu Hi 96822
Graduation Year: 1996

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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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