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Are permanent effects of hyperthryoidism bulging eyes?

Are permanent effects of hyperthryoidism bulging eyes?

Permanent effect: Bulging eyes or proptosis can be a permanent effect of Graves' disease. It depends on the severity and duration of the disease. Some mild cases of bulging will improve after the Graves' disease is treated. More severe cases may require 1 to a few surgical procedures to reset the eye balls in their sockets. ...Read more

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Bulging Eyes (Definition)

Bulging eyes = Exophthalmos which is ...Read more


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What are the permanent effects of hydrocephalus?

What are the permanent effects of hydrocephalus?

Many factors modify : outcome: cause, extent, sitesof any other areas of brain damage, age at diagnosis & at intervention. Early Intervention therapies can alter the developmental trajectory, in part because of "recruitment", I.e., intact areas of a young infant's brain's assume functions of damaged areas. E.I. yields maximum quality of movement in muscles with abnormal tone & strength. See www.hydroassoc.org. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of secondary cataract laser surgery?

What are the side effects of secondary cataract laser surgery?

There are a few: Yag laser capsulotomy is done when a person develops opacification of the posterior capsule following cataract surgery. The procedure of opening the capsule is done to improve the vision. Side effects are not common, but include inflammation, retinal detachment and cystoid macular edema, together with transient elevation of intra-ocular pressure. ...Read more

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Are the effects of Cerebral Edema from hypotonic solution potentially long-term? Why wouldn't they affect long-term?

Are the effects of Cerebral Edema from hypotonic solution potentially long-term?  Why  wouldn't they affect long-term?

Transient: When the concentration of fluid outside the cell is less than inside the cell, water travels across the cell wall to equalize the concentrations. If hypotonic fluids are given water will enter the cells but when both sides are equal the swelling will then resolve. ...Read more

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What conditions other than graves' disease that cause bulging eyes?

What conditions other than graves' disease that cause bulging eyes?

Genetics.: Some people have shallow orbits giving the appearance bulging eyes. Some lid features also run in families and give the appearance of bulging eyes. If only one eye s involved a tumorbehind the eye can push it out.... ...Read more

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What are the causes of both wandering eyes and frontal brain atrophy?

What are the causes of both wandering eyes and frontal brain atrophy?

Variable: Injury due to low oxygen at the time of birth, exposure to toxic drugs or infection, or various development problems which can occur in the womb may be causes. Comprehensive medical evaluation is necessary to determine the exact cause and any possible remedies which may be helpful. Occasionally genetic mutations may result in development neurological problems that may be helped by specific diets. ...Read more

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What are common causes of permanent and sudden double vision?

What are common causes of permanent and sudden double vision?

Cranial nerve palsy: This should be evaluated by a doctor urgently. Often it can resolve, depending ion what caused it. ...Read more

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On a few types of TCA for 9 years. All have side effect of dry eyes. Now, moderate dry eyes. Is damage irreversible? Dry eyes permanent?

On a few types of TCA for 9 years. All have side effect of dry eyes. Now, moderate dry eyes. Is damage irreversible? Dry eyes permanent?

Side effects: Best to see your prescriber about this. These are common symptoms from TCAs. There are other medications that won't do this. Not sure if the effects are reversible, but they probably are. If not, there are treatments that can help. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of laser eye operations for ophthalmic strokes?

What are the side effects of laser eye operations for ophthalmic strokes?

Depends: Lots of assumptions here. Assuming you are referring to either a artery or vein occlusion of the retina ("ophthalmic stroke"), laser is sometimes done to the retina to prevent further damage. Common side effects are minimal pain during the procedure and loss of vision wherever the laser procedure is done. Vision is already likely gone from the area if laser is being considered. ...Read more

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What are the causes of high eye pressure, besides glaucoma?

What are the causes of high eye pressure, besides glaucoma?

Various: Eye pressure can be falsely elevated (machine error, operator error, corneal scar, etc.), elevated due to thick central corneal thickness, high due to recent eye surgery (i.e. Retained viscoelastic, etc.), etc. However we commonly refer to high eye pressure as having glaucoma, but it's not always true since there are ocular hypertensives with high pressure that never develop glaucoma. ...Read more

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If myopia is the root cause of many eye diseases (tears, detachments), then are there ways to fix myopia (elongation of the globe)?

If myopia is the root cause of many eye diseases (tears, detachments), then are there ways to fix myopia (elongation of the globe)?

Not really: Attempts of various sorts have been tried to re-inforce the globe and apply drops and systemic medication to limit the growth. All of these have failed. Your best bet is to get frequent examinations to ward off any problems or damages. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of steroid eye drops?

What are the side effects of steroid eye drops?

Steroid drops: Long term, high dose steroid drop use (such as pred forte or durezol) increase risk of cataract formation & glaucoma (or nerve damage from high intraocular eye pressure IOP). Short term, low dose steroid use has little risk of doing this, but if on it longer than 3-4 wks, an eyeMD should check your IOP. More info at eyedoc2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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What are some possible eye conditions as a result of constant deterioration of eyesight?

Many diseases can: Many eye diseases can cause deterioration of eyesight. Cataract, glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration are the 4 most common eye diseases in the usa that can cause of steady decline in vision. Consult your ophthalmologist if your vision is deteriorating. ...Read more

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What are some common causes of eye pressure and vision changes?

What are some common causes of eye pressure and vision changes?

Glaucoma: The most common cause of high pressure in the eye is glaucoma. If you are simply feeling pressues--this could be sinusitus. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of lasik laser ?

What are the common side effects of lasik laser ?

The big 3: 1. No guarantee of perfect vision after surgery. Goal is to reduce the need for glasses and contacts. Not everyone comes out perfect--but the vast majority of patients are very happy 2. Possibility of night time glare and halos. Custom lasik helps prevent this 3. Dry eyes--usually temporary but in a small percentage, can be permanent. More so in older women. ...Read more

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What are the causes of temporary loss peripheral vision?

Many: Most commonly is migraine, with or without the headache. Other causes are transient strokes to the brain, sudden drops in blood pressure to name but a few. See your eye md. ...Read more

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