Thyroid Eye Disease – Graves Disease

Thyroid Eye Disease (Graves’ Disease) is an autoimmune inflammatory condition, related to the thyroid gland, that affects the different structures within the orbit (eye socket) and surrounding tissues including the eye muscles, orbital fat, and eyelids. It is most often seen with Graves’ Disease, however it can also be associated with Hashimoto’s Disease or with patients with no other evidence of thyroid dysfunction.

Treatment may involve eyelid lubrication, eyelid surgery orbital decompression.

Please consult with a oculoplastic surgeon diagnosis and treatment.