Ptosis Treatment Newton Center MA

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Duncan Keith Mc Donald, MD
(801) 264-4464
49A Jackson St
Newton, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: George Washington Univ Sch Of Med & Hlth Sci, Washington Dc 20037
Graduation Year: 1960

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Eric Holm Johnson, MD
(781) 331-3300
204B Allandale Rd
Chestnut Hill, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 10032
Graduation Year: 1965
Hospital
Hospital: Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infi, Boston, Ma; South Shore Hospital, S Weymouth, Ma
Group Practice: Eye Health Services Inc

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Amy Haramrita Parminder, MD
(203) 259-1415
146 Hammond St
Chestnut Hill, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dalhousie Univ, Fac Of Med, Halifax, Ns, Canada
Graduation Year: 1994

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John Miller Carroll, MD
(617) 566-7480
Chestnut Hill, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1955
Hospital
Hospital: South Shore Hospital, S Weymouth, Ma
Group Practice: Eye Health Services Inc

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Lawrence Joel Greenberg, MD
(781) 444-6610
400 Hillside Ave
Needham Heights, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1969

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Jennifer Katherine Sun, MD
Newton Center, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1999

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James William Rosenberg, MD
(617) 734-2001
25 Boylston St Ste 110
Chestnut Hill, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ Sch Of Med, Boston Ma 02118
Graduation Year: 1968
Hospital
Hospital: Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infi, Boston, Ma; Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr, Boston, Ma

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Richard Henry Feit, MD
(781) 849-2295
67 Woodchester Dr
Chestnut Hill, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1978

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Lynn Halpern, MD PHD
Newton, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Boston Univ
Graduation Year: 1997

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Romeo Kwan Chang, MD
(781) 726-7333
464 Hillside Ave Ste 205
Needham Heights, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1973
Hospital
Hospital: Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infi, Boston, Ma
Group Practice: Boston Eye Assoc

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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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