Ptosis Treatment Kailua Kona HI

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Robert Preston Young, MD
(808) 329-2010
75-167 Hualalai Rd Ste 102
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1970

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Luis Perez MD
Eye Center Of Hawaii
(808) 887-6046
75-167 Hualalai Rd
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Robert Preston Young
(808) 329-2010
75-167 Hualalai Rd
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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WallaceM. Kojima,O.D.
(808) 331-8081
Wally Kojima, O.D.,73-5600 Maiau Street
Kailua-Kona, HI
 
Susan H Senft MD
(808) 329-3937
75-1028 Henry St Ste 200
Kailua Kona, HI
Services
Optometrist

Susan Heidi Senft, MD
(808) 329-3937
75-1028 Henry St Ste 200
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1979

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Susan Senft MD
Island Eye Care
(808) 329-3937
75-1028 Henry St # 200
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Susan Heidi Senft
(808) 329-3937
75-1028 Henry St
Kailua Kona, HI
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Eyewear Hawaii Inc
(808) 329-9308
75-167 Hualalai Rd
Kailua Kona, HI
Services
Optometrist

JulieI. Honda,O.D.
(808) 329-3535
Jay K. Honda, O.D.,75-166 Kalani St Suite 102
Kailua Kona, HI
 
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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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