Bulging Eyes Thyroid

Bulging eyes, also known as Graves ophthalmopathy can cause inflammation and other immune system factors that can affect the muscles and tissue around the eyes, causing bulging. There are many causes and treatments for this disease, which is why you must discuss with your doctor to ensure the proper diagnosis and treatment.

What Are The Symptoms Of Bulging Eyes Thyroid Disease?

There are many different symptoms of bulging eyes thyroid disease such as bulging eyes, gritty sensation in the eyes, pressure or pain in the eyes, puffy or retracted eyelids, red or inflamed eyes, sensitivity to light, double vision, or vision loss. This disease can be controlled in a variety of ways, both non-invasive by using eye drops, or invasive with many different types of surgeries. To find the best treatment based on your current situation, you should consult with your doctor.

What Causes Bulging Eyes Thyroid Disease?

Bulging eyes thyroid disease is caused by a buildup of carbohydrates in the muscle tissue behind the eyes. The antibodies that cause thyroid dysfunction, also tend to attract tissue around the eyes.  Bulging eyes thyroid disease typically appears after being diagnosed with Graves disease, which is an overproduction of thyroid hormones. It can happen at the same time or many months later, but it is not necessary to be diagnosed with Graves disease to have bulging eyes. 

Bulging Eyes Thyroid At Eyelid Pros In Rochester Hills MI

Do you suffer from bulging eyes? If so, Eyelid pros in Rochester Hills MI can offer you a variety of treatment plans that will best accommodate your healthcare needs.  Our licensed, trained, and certified ophthalmic doctors and facial plastic surgeons focus on giving each of our patients excellent clinical care, and the utmost professional customer service. To learn more about thyroid eye disease and treatment options call us at (248) 357-5100 or contact us online today!

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