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A 42-year-old male asked:

have graves disease with graves ophthalmology(bulging eyes).need to stop thyroid. which is better radioactive iodine or surgical removal?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Thyroid eye disease: I would discuss this decision with your endocrinologist. Many prefer radioactive iodine to avoid surgical risks.
Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology 27 years experience
Depends: Depends on specific thyroid condition.

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Last updated Jun 4, 2014

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