Ptosis Treatment North Little Rock AR

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Dennis Leo Wingfield, MD
(501) 758-5642
3807 McCain Park Dr Ste 103
North Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1976

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Julia Whiteside Michel, MD
(216) 778-2236
1120 Marshall St # 506
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Metrohealth Med Ctr, Cleveland, Oh

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Norbert Jordan Becquet, MD
(501) 375-4419
613 Main St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Preventive Medicine, General Preventive Medicine, Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1957

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Frank J LoRusso, MD
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Cincinnati
Graduation Year: 1984

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Sami H Uwaydat, MD
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Beirut
Graduation Year: 1994

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John Alan Cone, MD
(972) 208-0140
800 Marshall Street Slot 900
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1964

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G Stewart Ray, MD
(518) 262-2550
19 Fontenay Cir
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Cornell Univ Med Coll, New York Ny 10021
Graduation Year: 1957

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Paul Harvey Phillips, MD
(501) 686-5150
800 Marshall St Slot 111
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny At Buffalo Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci, Buffalo Ny 14214
Graduation Year: 1989

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David Wayne Day, MD
(501) 364-1150
800 Marshall St
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Other
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med, Vermillion Sd, 57069
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: Arkansas Childrens Hosp, Little Rock, Ar; U A M S Med Ctr, Little Rock, Ar
Group Practice: Medical College Physicians Group -Uams

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Nicola Maria Selig, MD
(214) 522-2661
Little Rock, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1993

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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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