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Have graves disease with graves ophthalmology(bulging eyes).Need to stop thyroid. Which is better radioactive iodine or surgical removal?

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Dr. Michael Ham
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Depends on specific thyroid condition.

In brief: Depends

Depends on specific thyroid condition.
Dr. Michael Ham
Dr. Michael Ham
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Thyroid eye disease

I would discuss this decision with your endocrinologist.
Many prefer radioactive iodine to avoid surgical risks.

In brief: Thyroid eye disease

I would discuss this decision with your endocrinologist.
Many prefer radioactive iodine to avoid surgical risks.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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