Category Archives: Thyroid Eye Disease

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You May be Suffering from Thyroid Eye Disease – Graves’ Ophthalmopathy

If your eyeballs have become unexplainably enlarged, you may be suffering from thyroid eye disease. Until recently, many people suffering from thyroid eye disease (TED or Graves’ ophthalmopathy) have unfortunately gone without an accurate diagnosis and treatment for this medical condition. TED is an autoimmune condition developed in people having an overactive thyroid gland. Thyroid… Read More »

The Bulging Eyes of Graves’ Ophthalmopathy

You may have heard of Graves’ disease. Named for Robert Graves, who first described the condition in Ireland in 1835, Graves’ disease is an autoimmune system disorder that results in an overproduction of thyroid hormones. This hyperthyroidism can affect many different body systems. At the Central Valley Eye Medical, we diagnose and treat a specific… Read More »


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