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What are the causes and treatment for prominent eyes?

What are the causes and treatment for prominent eyes?

Graves: This can be hereditary, but a thyroid issues called graves disease can also cause issues. I would recommend an evaluation with an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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Prominent Eyes (Definition)

Prominent eyes is a facial feature in which a person's eyes appear large 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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What are prominent eyes from?

What are prominent eyes from?

Many things: Sometimes eyes appear prominent because they are genetically larger or set in small sockets, sometimes because they are pushed forward by swelling behind the eye as in grave's disease, tumor, myopathy, histiocytosis, myasthenia gravis or cortisol excess. Sometimes a lid retraction or decreased blink can cause the same appearance. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have prominent eyes?

What does it mean to have prominent eyes?

Prominent eyes: Prominant eyes can be normal or due to diseases such as thyroid exophthalmos, orbital tumors, bony orbital abnormalities, or other issues. See an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What are some conditions that cause really large, prominent eyes?

What are some conditions that cause really large, prominent eyes?

Prominent eyes: Prominant eyes can be normal or due to diseases such as thyroid exophthalmos, orbital tumors, bony orbital abnormalities, or other issues. See an eye doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes and treatments for prominent eyes?

What are the causes and treatments for prominent eyes?

Bulging eyes: Bulging eyes can be normal or due to thyroid exophthalmos, orbital tumors, bony orbital abnormalities. Go see an eye doctor to determine the cause and initiate proper treatment. Most issues can be corrected. ...Read more

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My baby has massive prominent eyes? Will he be tall?

My baby has massive prominent eyes? Will he be tall?

Massive eyes: Massive eyes may be a medical problem. Your baby should be checked by the doctor and perhaps by an opthalmologist to be sure there is not a problem that needs treatment. ...Read more

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Do you always get prominent eyes with thyroid disease?

Do you always get prominent eyes with thyroid disease?

No: Most thyroid disease is due to excessive secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone by the brain. This does not affect the eyes. A small number of cases also secrete a product which stimulates the production of material deposited behind the eye cause protrusion of the eye (s). This is termed exophthalmos. When the two occur together it is graves disease - about 10% of the total. ...Read more

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I'm a guy and I have prominent, bulgy eyes! do I have a problem? Is there a treatment?

I'm a guy and I have prominent, bulgy eyes! do I have a problem? Is there a treatment?

Prob not: Certain disease like grave's eye disease can cause eye to bulge, as well as some orbital tumors. If this is something new, i would see an eyemd. ...Read more

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Whats the remedy for brown colored whites of eyes?

Whats the remedy for brown colored whites of eyes?

Dark Sunglasses: Be thankful, if they were red, yellow, green or blue, they would attract more attention! ...Read more