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David Arthur Spencer, MD
(801) 262-3344
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1987

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Mathew Richard Tempest, MD
(801) 572-0631
9720 S 1300 E Ste E210
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Coll Of Wi, Milwaukee Wi 53226
Graduation Year: 1997

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Phillip Carl Hoopes, MD
(801) 568-0200
10011 Centennial Pkwy Ste 400
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1976

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Bryan Paul Hemard, MD
(985) 872-5577
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology, Emergency Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1969

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David Byrum Petersen, MD
(801) 264-4450
Ste 100 4400 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Washington Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63110
Graduation Year: 1998

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Stella Yi Chou, MD
9829 S 1300 E Ste 300
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: In Univ Sch Of Med, Indianapolis In 46202
Graduation Year: 1995

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John Francis Ramsey, MD
(801) 572-0631
720 South 1300 East Ste 210
Sandy, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: Alta View Hosp, Sandy, Ut
Group Practice: Alta View Eye Care Ctr

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Sally B L Thompson, MD
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Dartmouth Med, Hanover Nh 03755
Graduation Year: 1984

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William E Richheimer, MD
4400 S 700 E
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Duke University
Graduation Year: 2001

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Herbert P Ungricht, MD
(801) 314-4420
5770 S 250 E Ste 410
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1951

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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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