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Thyroid Eye Disease: A Review

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source: Clinical & Experimental Optometry

year: 2017

authors: Weiler DL

summary/abstract:

Thyroid eye disease is a multifactorial autoimmune disease with a spectrum of signs and symptoms. Oftentimes, the diagnosis of thyroid eye disease is straightforward, based upon history and physical examination. The purpose of this review is to assist the eye-care practitioner in staging the severity of thyroid eye disease (mild, moderate-to-severe and sight-threatening) and correlating available treatment modalities. Eye-care practitioners play an important role in the multidisciplinary team by assessing functional vision while also managing ocular health.

organization: Southern Arizona Veterans Affairs Health Care System, USA; Southern California College of Optometry, USA

DOI: 10.1111/cxo.12472

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