Ptosis Treatment Paragould AR

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Richard L Hardcastle, MD
(870) 236-6948
1000 W Kingshighway Ste 5
Paragould, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1969

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Russell L Harral III, MD
(870) 932-2211
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1992

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Fred Joseph George, MD
(870) 932-0485
416 E Washington Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1974

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Phillip Myer Utley, MD
(870) 932-8221
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tn, Memphis, Coll Of Med, Memphis Tn 38163
Graduation Year: 1963

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Chris Blanchard
Southern Eye Assoc Ltd
(870) 935-5152
601 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
 
Joseph Charles Stainton, MD
(870) 932-0485
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Regional Med Ctr Of Northeast, Jonesboro, Ar; St Bernards Reg Med Ctr, Jonesboro, Ar
Group Practice: Vision Care Ctr

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Robert Joseph Landry, MD
(870) 935-6396
601 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1975
Hospital
Hospital: St Bernards Reg Med Ctr, Jonesboro, Ar
Group Practice: Southern Eye Assoc Ltd

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Thomas Mark Stank, MD
(870) 935-6396
601 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Pa State Univ Coll Of Med, Hershey Pa 17033
Graduation Year: 1985

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Alyssa Nicole Wenger, MD
(870) 932-2211
623 E Matthews Ave
Jonesboro, AR
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ar Coll Of Med, Little Rock Ar 72205
Graduation Year: 2001

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James Cullins OD
Erwin Eye Clinic
(870) 802-1521
8933 Highway 63 N
Bono, AR
 
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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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