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Have thyroid eye disease.Can't get lower eyelid surgery cause eye bulges too much.Dr said wait or get decompression.Don't want decomp. How long 2 wait?

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Dr. David Motoki
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Eyelid Surgery

Thyroid ophthalmopathy or bulging eyes should be resolved prior to lower eyelid surgery to minimize the risk of lower eyelid mal-position or ectropion that can result in dry eye syndrome.

In brief: Eyelid Surgery

Thyroid ophthalmopathy or bulging eyes should be resolved prior to lower eyelid surgery to minimize the risk of lower eyelid mal-position or ectropion that can result in dry eye syndrome.
Dr. David Motoki
Dr. David Motoki
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Dr. Jeffrey Kalt
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Complicated

Thyroid eye disease can run a variable and complicated course.
Make sure you are seeing an ophthalmic plastic surgeon who specializes in this area.

In brief: Complicated

Thyroid eye disease can run a variable and complicated course.
Make sure you are seeing an ophthalmic plastic surgeon who specializes in this area.
Dr. Jeffrey Kalt
Dr. Jeffrey Kalt
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