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Cindi Kalin Johnson, MD
(816) 233-2020
7316 Hauser Dr
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med, Kansas City Ks 66103
Graduation Year: 1989

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Joan M T Collison, MD
(913) 599-4100
16300 College Blvd
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21205
Graduation Year: 1985

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Serrhel Glynn Adams Jr, MD
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 2002

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Chad Lee Betts, MD
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 2002

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Paul Kevin Overland, MD
(406) 728-3502
10600 Quivira Rd Fl 3
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1972

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William Albert Pilchard, MD
14629 W 49th Ter
Shawnee, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Chicago, Pritzker Sch Of Med, Chicago Il 60637
Graduation Year: 1965

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Serrhel Glynn Adams, MD
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 2002

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Natalia Villate, MD
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Del Rosario-Bogota
Md, 1988, Univ Del Rosario
Graduation Year: 1988

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Henry Joseph Isern, MD
(913) 888-1888
9350 Marshall Dr
Lenexa, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Zaragoza, Fac De Med, Zaragoza, Spain
Graduation Year: 1978

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Louis J Badeen, MD
(913) 492-0021
10600 Quivira Rd Ste 460
Overland Park, KS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Mo-Kansas City Sch Of Med, Kansas City Mo 64108
Graduation Year: 1974

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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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