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John Austin Mc Cubbin, MD
(270) 885-3937
216 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1979

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Paul Key Herrell, MD
(502) 886-2020
205 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1992

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Robert Bastin OD
(270) 886-2293
1016 S Main St
Hopkinsville, KY
 
Calvert Ophthalmology Center
(270) 886-2050
100 Keeton Dr
Hopkinsville, KY

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Paul K Herrell
(270) 886-2020
205 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Harold Milton Calvert, MD
(270) 886-2050
1830 High St Ste B
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1995

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Spencer Broady Witcher, MD
205 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1997

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Emily Bosley OD
Bastin'S Optometric Eye Clinic
(270) 265-9036
Po Box 667
Elkton, KY
 
John A McCubbin
(270) 885-3937
216 W 15th St
Hopkinsville, KY
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Earle Glenn Sanford
(270) 798-8372
650 Joel Drive
Fort Campbell, KY
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Ophthalmology

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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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