Ptosis Treatment Scottsbluff NE

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Richard Joseph Simmons, MD
4021 Avenue B
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Harvard Med Sch, Boston Ma 02115
Graduation Year: 1957

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Judson Campbell Martin, MD
(308) 635-3911
329 W 40th St
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ne Coll Of Med, Omaha Ne 68198
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: Regional West Med Ctr, Scottsbluff, Ne
Group Practice: Oregon Trail Eye Ctr

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Paul Colburn OD
Scottsbluff Vision Clinic
(308) 635-1234
3726 Avenue D
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Thomas J Roussel
(308) 635-3911
329 West 40th Street
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Monument Vision Clinic
(308) 632-2020
218 W 27th St
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Thomas Joseph Roussel, MD
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978

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Michael Green OD
Scottsbluff Vision Clinic
(308) 632-2039
210 W 38Th St
Scottsbluff, NE
 
Judson C Martin
(308) 635-3911
329 West 40th Street
Scottsbluff, NE
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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Scottsbluff Vision Clinic PC
(308) 635-1234
3726 Avenue D
Scottsbluff, NE
 
JonM. Darnell,O.D.
30691 CR 22
Scottsbluff, NE
 
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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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