Thursday, January 28, 2010

Graves

Disease graves ophthalmopathy is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism or excessive activity of the thyroid gland that attacks the eyes, even to the blind.However, there are other causes that may aggravate the disease.That is, stress, smoking and drinking alcoholic beverages.Patients not only banned smoking.But, also avoid people who smoke.Exposure to secondhand smoke can exacerbate this disease.Ophthalmopathy may occur before, after or at the same time suffering from hyperthyroidism.Initially, the patient complained only very sensitive to light.And, like dirty eyes.Therefore, there was sand on the surface of the eye.Gradually enlarged eyeball.As a result, the eyes stand out out.In addition to double vision eye.
Other impacts, corneas exposed to becomes the outside world.Normally the lid is always protected.Condition is very dangerous.If not immediately addressed, not covered the possibility of rupture and corneas of patients experiencing blindness.Steroid therapy necessary to control inflammation.After thyroid levels stable, there are several therapies that may be done.That is, orbital decompression.The operation was expanded functional eye socket.The trick is to break a bone under the eyes and nose.That way, as if the eyeball into the eye socket will.That way the chance of blindness decreases.

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