Ptosis Treatment Mountain Home AR

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Kenneth M Kilgore, MD
(870) 424-4900
2183 Highway 62 W
Mountain Home, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1986

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Kenneth Allan Jones, MD
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Tulane Univ Sch Of Med, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1977

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Kenneth Kilgore MD
Kilgore Vision Ctr
(870) 424-4900
Po Box 444
Mountain Home, AR
 
Kenneth Merle Kilgore
(870) 424-4900
2943 Highway 62 W
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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William Dixwell Hill
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Allen S McGaughey, MD
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Arkansas Med Sch
Graduation Year: 1973

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Douglas William Marx, MD
(870) 424-2020
140 Highway 201 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1980

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Kenneth Jones MD
Ozark Eye Ctr
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
 
Allen S McGaughey
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Kenneth A Jones
(870) 425-2277
360 Highway 5 N
Mountain Home, AR
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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