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Stephen Arthur Godlewski, MD
(770) 979-1144
2085 McGee Rd
Snellville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Ga Sch Of Med, Augusta Ga 30912
Graduation Year: 1973

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Michael A Derosa, MD
(770) 979-2020
2347 Lenora Church Rd
Snellville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Med Coll, Valhalla Ny 10595
Graduation Year: 1982

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Oscar Burton Carlisle, MD
(770) 458-9832
2761 Riverfront Dr
Snellville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Vanderbilt Univ Sch Of Med, Nashville Tn 37232
Graduation Year: 1962

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Philip E Newman, MD
(770) 922-2201
1400 Wellbrook Cir NE Ste 100
Conyers, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med, Richmond Va 23298
Graduation Year: 1977

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Mark Glenn Haywood, MD
(770) 476-8753
721 Wellness Way Ste 210
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Al Sch Of Med, Birmingham Al 35294
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Gwinnett Med Ctr, Lawrenceville, Ga; South Fulton Med Ctr, East Point, Ga
Group Practice: Georgia Eye Assoc

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David S Carlin, MD
2347 Lenora Church Rd
Snellville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Graduation Year: 2000

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Richard Carlin, MD
(770) 979-2020
2347 Lenora Church Rd
Snellville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1971
Hospital
Hospital: Decatur Hosp, Decatur, Ga; Gwinnett Med Ctr, Lawrenceville, Ga; Emory Eastside Med Ctr, Snellville, Ga

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Henry Anthony Magnant, MD
PO Box 1311
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Temple Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19140
Graduation Year: 1965

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Donald E Poland, MD
(770) 995-5408
575 Professional Dr Ste 100
Lawrenceville, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1982

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James Michael Cuttone, MD
(770) 929-1333
1309 Milstead Rd NE
Conyers, GA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola Univ Of Chicago Stritch Sch Of Med, Maywood Il 60153
Graduation Year: 1972

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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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