Thyroid eye disease (also called Grave’s orbitopathy or Grave’s ophthalmopathy) is an autoimmune condition where the immune cells attack the tissues around the eyes. It causes inflammation of the eye muscles or fat. Read more: What Causes Thyroid Eye? Article
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Thyroid eye disease, also known as Graves’ orbitopathy or Graves' ophthalmopathy, is an eye condition that happens in a person with an overactive thyroid. Most eye surgeons (ophthalmologists) and hormone specialists (endocrinologists) will be in contact with an oculoplastic surgeon with experience in treating patients with thyroid eye disease.
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