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Grave's disease and protruding eyes--what is treatment?

Grave's disease and protruding eyes--what is treatment?

Several thoughts: Treat underlying thyroid disease treat symtpoms with shades and tears try selenium, then prednisone, rituximab, radiation, surgery in that order. ...Read more

Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Protruding Eyes (Definition)

Protruding eyes is a facial feature in which a person's eyes appear to come forward out of the eye sockets a bit, in comparison to the average person of the same racial/ethnic group. Facial features can be familial (passed from parent to child), or they can sometimes be due ...Read more


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Information on the disease and how to treat the protruding eyes?

Information on the disease and how to treat the protruding eyes?

Thyroid eye disease: Your description is most likely related to thyroid eye disease or graves' disease. It is treated by thyroid control and oral steroids in the acute phase. Once stable, surgery for eye alignment, lid position or oral decompression may be needed. ...Read more

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What can be the cause of protruding eyes?

What can be the cause of protruding eyes?

Thyroid disease +: Bulging eyes or proptosis is commonly associated with grave's dz, but may occur without hyperthyroidism. Morbid obesity, myasthenia gravis, statin myopathyand histiocytosis may also produce proptosis. ...Read more

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I was told I have graves disease. How do I treat the protruding eyes?

I was told I have graves disease. How do I treat the protruding eyes?

Graves eye disease: First you need to get the hyperactive thyroid fixed, as that may improve your eyes. Then a careful assessment by an ophthalmologist who works on this. Sometimes surgery is needed, sometimes not. Sometimes a course of steroids helps. Sometimes the eyes protrude, but sometimes it is the lid that is retracted, giving the appearance of protrusion. ...Read more

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Ihave hyperthyroid for 4yrs now and protruding eyes for 3yrs. Im taking ptu (propylthiouracil) right now but eyes have not receded. Is there anything I can do for my eye?

First recheck TSH: Protruding eyes due to hyperthyroidism is mostly due to certain blood cells building up in the eye socket tissues. This is a response to thyroid stimulating hormone produced by the pituitary gland (not the thyroid gland). It can cause increasing pressure on the eyeball and the optic nerve and loss of vision. If this does occur, the eye socket can be decompressed surgically or treated by radiation. ...Read more

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Is any kind of protruding eyes normal?

Is any kind of protruding eyes normal?

Check thyroid funct: Some people can just have "prominent-appearing" eyes. If the protruding eyes are new, by far the most common cause is abnormal thyroid status. This can be the case even if the blood tests for thyroid hormone seem normal at this time. There are other rare causes, and patient should be examined by an ophthalmologist or oculoplastic/orbital specialist. ...Read more

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Are protruding eyes normal for anyone, or are they always thyroid disease?

Are protruding eyes normal for anyone, or are they always thyroid disease?

Not always thyroid : Normal for some people. Concerning if just one side. I had one patient sent to me for possible thyroid disease because she had a protruding eye even though she had normal thyroid tests. I had her get an mri. Turns out she had a tumor behind her eye. ...Read more

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Dr. James Hocker
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