Thyroid Eye Disease
Thyroid Eye Disease (also known as Graves’ Disease) is an autoimmune inflammatory disorder of uncertain origin that affects the tissues of the orbit (i.e. eyelids, eye muscles muscles and other soft tissues around the eyes.) Thyroid Eye Disease can develop and affect patients with varying degrees of severity. Surgical and non-surgical treatments exist to manage the complications of this condition including eyelid malposition or retraction, ocular proptosis (bulging eyes), and double vision.