Ptosis Treatment Merrimack NH

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Roland Miles Glassman, MD
(603) 668-3772
407 Riverway Pl
Bedford, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1974

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Nancy Efferson Bonachea, MD
(843) 546-8421
Bedford, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Tufts Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02111
Graduation Year: 1990

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John James Dagianis, MD
(603) 882-9800
5 Coliseum Ave
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1976

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Patrick Joseph Riddle, MD
(603) 882-9800
5 Coliseum Ave
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Creighton Univ Sch Of Med, Omaha Ne 68178
Graduation Year: 1971

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Charles Edward Wingate Jr, MD
(603) 882-9800
5 Coliseum Ave
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston, Galveston Tx 77550
Graduation Year: 1968

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Dr.NANCY EFFERSON BONACHEA
(603) 668-2020
107 Riverway Place
Bedford, NH
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F
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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Dr.Roland Glassman
(603) 668-3772
407 Riverway Pl # 4
Bedford, NH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1974
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
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Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Timothy Blake, MD
(603) 882-9800
5 Coliseum Ave
Nashua, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Loyola-Stritch
Graduation Year: 2000

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Sonalee Manoj Desai, MD
(267) 738-4458
Londonderry, NH
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 2001

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Dr.George Shaker
(603) 668-2020
100 Mcgregor Street #101b
Manchester, NH
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Rochester Sch Of Med & Dentistry
Year of Graduation: 1989
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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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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