A 23-year-old female asked:
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One of my eyes bulges out slightly/appears bigger than the other. Seems like this has been noticeable in the last year. Thoughts?

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Dr. Maziar Lalezary
13 years experience in Ophthalmology
Thyroid: Have you had you thyroid levels tested?
Answered on Dec 16, 2014
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Dr. Maziar Lalezary
13 years experience in Ophthalmology
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Thyroid disease (Graves disease) can manifest with bulging eyes. However, many other conditions cause this and evaluation is necessary.
Dec 16, 2014

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