Exophthalmos

What is Exophthalmos?

Exophthalmos is a bulging or protruding eyeball. An over-active thyroid and tumours of the eye may cause exophthalmos. Treatment for exophthalmos will depend on the underlying cause. Severe exophthalmos may cause and inability to close the eye and subsequent corneal damage or conjunctivitis may result. Also, double vision may occur. Surgery may be indicated in severe cases of exophthalmos.

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I have had Graves disease for about 35 years and had an orbital decompresion about 30 years ago. My right eye did not heal properly but after a...

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It is because of Grave's disease.

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Hello my name is XXXXXXX i had an orbital floor reconstructive surgery 9 months ago in my left eye.Thing is i have many issues after this surgery...

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post surgery syndrome

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Hi...normally i have big eyes....lust few years i pay etention how my one eye get smaller.....i,m very abset...can you tell me what i should do...

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It requires evaluation to find out the underlying causes like proptosis....

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