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Paul E Sydlowski, MD
(401) 253-4300
576 Metacom Ave
Bristol, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1967

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Alan Richard Cote, MD
(508) 676-5000
302 Highland Ave
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1979

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Robert John Vergnani, MD
(508) 679-0041
1565 N Main St Ste 406
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1969

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Dominick Zangari Jr, MD
(401) 253-3900
375 Metacom Ave
Bristol, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1986

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Kathleen Theresa Cronin, MD
(508) 517-9275
51 State Rd
North Dartmouth, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med, Philadelphia Pa 19102
Graduation Year: 1995

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Iman Ali, MD
(508) 679-2254
373 New Boston Rd
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Brown Univ Program In Med, Providence Ri 02912
Graduation Year: 1997

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Robert Michael Kelly, MD
(508) 677-0041
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1995

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Dr.Dominick Zangari
(401) 253-3900
375 Metacom Avenue
Bristol, RI
Gender
M
Speciality
Ophthalmologist
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Herbert S Rubin, MD
(508) 676-3411
1030 President Ave Rm 206
Fall River, MA
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Languages
Portuguese
Education
Medical School: New York Univ Sch Of Med, New York Ny 10016
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: Charlton Mem Hosp, Fall River, Ma; St Annes Hospital, Fall River, Ma
Group Practice: Eye Care Specialists

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Stephen Nelson Grimes, MD
(401) 847-1040
73 Valley Rd
Middletown, RI
Specialties
Ophthalmology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1971

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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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