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What causes bulging eyes?
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Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Thyroid disease
Is most common due to swelling in the eye muscles, but any swelling or mass behind the eye can cause one eye to bulge.
It can also be normal anatomy for some people.

In brief: Thyroid disease
Is most common due to swelling in the eye muscles, but any swelling or mass behind the eye can cause one eye to bulge.
It can also be normal anatomy for some people.
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
Dr. Stephen Hamilton
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Dr. Susan Wingo
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Thyroid problems can
One common cause of bulging eyes is thyroid disease, particularly graves' disease, where the thyroid over-produces thyroid hormones.
Sometimes the eyes go back to normal once the thyroid condition is corrected; if not, treatment with steroids, radiation, or surgery may be needed.

In brief: Thyroid problems can
One common cause of bulging eyes is thyroid disease, particularly graves' disease, where the thyroid over-produces thyroid hormones.
Sometimes the eyes go back to normal once the thyroid condition is corrected; if not, treatment with steroids, radiation, or surgery may be needed.
Dr. Susan Wingo
Dr. Susan Wingo
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Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Surgery - Head & Neck
In brief: Bulging eyes
Causes: Graves' disease Pseudo tumor Orbital tumors

In brief: Bulging eyes
Causes: Graves' disease Pseudo tumor Orbital tumors
Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
Dr. Brendan Stack Jr.
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