Ptosis Treatment Starkville MS

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James Samuel Brown III, MD
(662) 320-6555
305 Hospital Rd
Starkville, MS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1997

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James Jay Brown, MD
(662) 320-6555
305 Hospital Rd
Starkville, MS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 2002

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George G Walker
(662) 323-3941
102 West Lampkin St
Starkville, MS
Specialty
Ophthalmology

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ShaunaL. Witt,O.D.
(662) 324-2555
Shauna Witt, O.D.,1010 Highway 12 West
Starkville, MS
 
Professional Eyecare P A
(662) 323-3330
6 Professional Plz
Starkville, MS
Services
Optometrist

George Gerald Walker, MD
(601) 323-3941
102 W Lampkin St
Starkville, MS
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med, Jackson Ms 39216
Graduation Year: 1966
Hospital
Hospital: Oktibbeha County Hospital, Starkville, Ms

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James Brown MD
Virginia Eye Institute
(662) 320-6555
400 Westham Station Rd
Richmond, VA
 
HarlanSears,O.D.
(662) 494-5984
Walmart Store #112,1010 Hwy 12 West
Starkville, MS
 
SarahB. Fratesi,O.D.
(662) 323-3330
Crigler Family Vision Center,#6 Professional Plaza
Starkville, MS
 
Ford Vision Clinic Of Starkville Inc
(662) 323-0571
706 F Hwy 12 W
Starkville, MS
Services
Optometrist

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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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