Thyroid eye disease

Thyroid eye disease (Graves disease) is an autoimmune disease that leads to a generalized overactivity of the entire thyroid gland. Eye manifestation associated with thyroid eye disease includes; eye bulging , eye redness, swelling of the conjunctiva, double vision, and blurring of vision due to optic nerve compression on rare occasions. The condition is commoner in smokers and women (7-8 times more). Herein, we will be giving patients a good briefing about thyroid eye disease and the new drugs involved in the treatment like Tepezza.