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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid problems can: One common cause of bulging eyes is thyroid disease, particularly graves' disease, where the thyroid over-produces thyroid hormones. Sometimes the ey ... Read More
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Thyroid disease: Is most common due to swelling in the eye muscles, but any swelling or mass behind the eye can cause one eye to bulge. It can also be normal anatomy f ... Read More
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Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
31 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Bulging eyes: Causes: Graves' disease Pseudo tumor Orbital tumors

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Bulging eyes: Go see an eye doctor to determine the cause and initiate proper treatment. Most issues can be corrected.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends : You should consult with a fellowship trained oculoplastic surgeon- one who belongs to asoprs-american society of ophthalmic plastic and reconstructiv ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Bulging Eyes: If you have bulging eyes and have not been to the doctor you need to get there soon. You may have a serious thyroid disease.
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Dr. Brendan Stack jr., md, facs, face
31 years experience Head and Neck Surgery
Bulging eyes: The underlying cause needs to be diagnosed. It is often Graves' disease or autoimmune hyperthyroidism. The Graves disease needs to be treated prior to ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kyle Rhodes
17 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: If the swelling and inflammation behind the eyes causes damage to the optic nerve (nerve from eye to brain), the damage can be permanent. Sometimes t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Bulging eyes: Bulging eyes = Exophthalmos which is caused by Graves Disease.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes: Sometimes bulging eyes occurs soon after onset of hyperthyroidism.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: The eyes have a normal, physical resting position in the bony orbits in which they sit. Bulging can be a problem but is not an indication of a need f ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Eyeglasses are supported on the ears and nose and cannot cause the eyes to bulge forward. Bulgivng eyes can be inherited, due to more extreme myopia, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Scartozzi
18 years experience Retinal Surgery
See Below: The extraocular muscles and tissue that surround the eye and help it move become thickened and leads to bulging eyes.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More

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