Ptosis Treatment Los Angeles CA

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Gene S Han, MD
(213) 383-2431
3030 W Olympic Blvd Ste 220
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago
Graduation Year: 1984

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Edgar Lee Thomas, MD
(213) 483-8810
1127 Wilshire Blvd Ste 1620
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Persian (Farsi), Spanish, Tagalog, Korean, Russian
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Fl Coll Of Med, Gainesville Fl 32610
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Good Samaritan Hosp, Los Angeles, Ca; Cedars Sinai Med Ctr, W Hollywood, Ca
Group Practice: Pacific Eye Institute; Queen Of Angels Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center; Retina-Vitreous Associates Medical Group

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Joseph Y Lee, MD
(213) 384-5222
3920 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mi Med Sch, Ann Arbor Mi 48109
Graduation Year: 1994

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Matthew Andrew Bernstein, MD
(213) 749-5555
1414 S Grand Ave Ste 100
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Tagalog
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1967
Hospital
Hospital: California Med Ctr, Los Angeles, Ca
Group Practice: California Eye Surgical

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Alexandros K Charonis, MD
1450 San Pablo St,
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Athens, Fac Med, Sch Of Hlth Sci, Nat'L & Kapodistrian, Athens
Graduation Year: 1997

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Coral Smith, MD
(213) 481-1122
1127 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Granada, Fac De Med, Granada, Spain
Graduation Year: 1973

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Zahra Ghiasi, MD
1450 San Pablo Street F,
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Shahid Beheshti Univ, Fac Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1988

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Yong Jai Kim, MD
201 S Alvarado St Ste 325
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wayne State Univ Sch Of Med, Detroit Mi 48201
Graduation Year: 1962

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Yun Jin Kim, MD
(213) 484-1000
201 S Alvarado St Ste 325
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1995

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Guanting Qiu, MD PHD
Los Angeles, CA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Jiangxi Med College
Graduation Year: 1992

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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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