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My Eye Is Bigger Than The Other And I Have Thyroid
I have noticed myself having puffiness around my eyes and legs swellings especially on waking up in the morning.Can this be signs of thyroidism?
Hello .I have dry eyes and taking restasis for that and i had big dose of rai in may for thyroid cancer can I take Accutane to treat acne.
Dry eyes ; accutane: Accutane is very, very drying. If you already have severe dry eyes, you should see your eye doctor and discuss the risks of making your eyes even dryer. Your doctor may be able to help increase your eye's lubrication with the placement of punctal plugs. But the key next step is to see your eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dry eyes and take restasis for that and i had a big dose of rai for thyroid cancer can I take Accutane to treat acne since it cause dry eyes to?
Small risk: Accutane can cause conjunctival irritation and secondarily eye dryness. If your eyes are dry to begin with and you add the dryness of accutane, then your dryness can increase. At your age i would have expected acne to be attenuated but you certainly can try Accutane with an understanding of the risks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
not likely: You don't say what kind of thyroid med you are taking. Thyroid hormone taken for underactive thyroid will not cause swelling around the eyes, but hypothyroidism can. Medications to lower overactive thyroids (methimazole, ptu) also are unlikely to cause eye swelling, but graves disease (the most common cause for hyperthyroidism) can affect the eyes. ...Read more
Is it normal to have hallucinations when on thyroid meds? I think i see things out of the cornrr of my eyes!
Check optic nerve!: Please see an eyemd to rule out any retinal condition. Thyroid eye disease does not cause hallucinations, but can cause optic nerve compression. A visual field exam and color vision test can help. If these are normal, then discuss with your family physician and consider psychology consult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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