Thyroid Eye Disease
What is Thyroid Eye Disease?
Severe thyroid eye disease: The eyeballs become can become very exposed leading to symptoms of ocular dryness.
What causes Thyroid Eye Disease?
Clinical Features of Thyroid Eye Disease?
The Rundle Curve: This describes the stereotypical disease paths of patients with TED.
Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease?
The deforming changes of thyroid eye disease. This lady has burnt out thyroid eye disease which has caused the tendon in her left upper eyelid (her left) to scar and shorten. This causes her left upper eyelid to elevate giving a staring appearance to the eye.
Rehabilitation surgery: Immediately following left upper eyelid lowering and blepharoplasty surgery to both upper eyelids
3 months following surgery: The eyelids look less baggy and symmetrical again