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James Lester Dummett, MD
(641) 423-8861
1040 Briarstone Dr
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1986

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Mark Donald Meyer, MD
(641) 423-8861
PO Box 1877
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1997
Hospital
Hospital: Franklin Gen Hosp, Hampton, Ia
Group Practice: North Iowa Eye Clinic

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Capper Vonda OD
North Iowa Eye Clinic
(641) 424-3858
615 S Monroe Ave
Mason City, IA
 
Addison Brown MD
North Iowa Eye Clinic
(641) 423-8861
Po Box 1877
Mason City, IA
 
Mark Donald Meyer
(641) 423-8861
3121 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Bradley Le Mar Isaak, MD
(641) 423-8861
PO Box 1877
Mason City, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Med Ctr -North Iowa, Mason City, Ia
Group Practice: North Iowa Eye Clinic

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Randall Scott Brenton, MD
(641) 423-8861
5494 Lakeview Dr
Clear Lake, IA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1983

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Ken Brost OD
(641) 423-8163
100 S Federal Ave # 402
Mason City, IA
 
Bradley Lemar Isaak
(641) 423-8861
3121 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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James Lester DuMmett
(641) 423-8861
3121 4th St Sw
Mason City, IA
Specialty
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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