Ptosis Treatment La Grande OR

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William A Pettit III, MD
(541) 963-3119
1404 Gekeler Ln
La Grande, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Geriatric Medicine-Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: U Of Tx Med Sch At Houston, Houston Tx 77225
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Grande Ronde Hospital, La Grande, Or

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C C Votaw OD
(541) 963-4975
Po Box 366
La Grande, OR
 
William Alfred Pettit
(541) 963-3119
1404 Gekeler Lane
La Grande, OR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Bert R Frewing Od
(541) 963-6224
P.O. BOX 309
La Grande, OR
 
Bert R Frewing OD PC
(541) 963-6224
1602 4th St
La Grande, OR
Services
Optometrist

Lauren Ray Swartz, DO
(541) 523-8136
Union, OR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Kirksville Coll Of Osteo Med, Kirksville Mo 63501
Graduation Year: 1972

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Pettit W Md
(541) 963-3119
1404 Gekeler Ln
La Grande, OR

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La Grande Family Eye Care
Dr. Samuel Kimball
(541) 963-3788
1502 N. Pine St.
La Grande, OR
 
Apple Eyecare P C
(541) 962-7753
109 Elm St
La Grande, OR
Services
Optometrist

LA Grande Professional Ctr
(541) 963-3788
1502 N Pine St # 3
La Grande, OR
 
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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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