drooping eyelids

posted on October 1, 2010 - 5:00pm
From where I sit, in the sucessor to the Blue Chariot — a snazzy power chair with hazard lights — I pose this question: Should a 66-year-old man with limited use of his arms, hands, fingers and neck due to myotonic muscular dystrophy attempt to write a novel? Well, the answer to this poser is simple — NEVER! Like the kids say, “Duh!” Unless you are a complete masochist or on the cutting edge of...

Eye care in neuromuscular disorders

posted on December 1, 2000 - 5:00pm
When people think about neuromuscular disorders, eye problems usually aren't the first thing that comes to mind. That makes sense, because most eye problems in neuromuscular disease are, thankfully, not too severe, treatable with therapy for the underlying disorder, or correctable with special lenses or surgery. But in some disorders, problems can persist, and they range from nuisances to...