Category Archives: Thyroid Eye Disease

Orbital Decompression can Restore Confidence and Comfort

Unusual bulging of the eyes is one of the common side effects of thyroid eye disease. Formally referred to as proptosis or exophthalmos, this issue presents functional and cosmetic problems that can severely affect a person’s sense of confidence. In our St. Louis practice, proptosis is handled carefully, beginning with a thorough examination and health […]


Thyroid Eye Disease St. Louis, MO

Treating Thyroid Eye Disease

Thyroid eye disease is a potential side-effect of an overactive thyroid gland. Most commonly, we see changes to the orbital structure in patients who have Graves’ disease, although any moderate degree of abnormality within the thyroid can affect the eyes or eyelids. As a result, both appearance and vision may be impacted. We recognize thyroid […]


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