Graves’ disease eye issues

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still having problems with excessive tearing in the eyes in the morning especially wondering if anyone has gone to this… Also seem to have a bit of blurred vision… Any answers solutions?

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    Graves Opthalmopathy develops in people with an over active thyroid,caused by Graves

    disease. Eye problems by the swelling of the tissues, muscles and fat in the socket behindthe eye.. This is common with Graves. The eyelids membrane may retract and such leading to infect the cornea. The best thing you can do is to see your Endocrinologist to have this remidied

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    if you were diagnosed with graves disease and now experiencing eye issues such as dryness and pain in the eyes, it sounds like you may have thyroid eye disease. I also suffer from TED and my eyes hurt and it felt dry all the time. My ophthalmologist recommended using night ointment Genteal. I did that for 6 months but then switched to using an eye mask, which I preferred over the ointment. It forces my eyes to close completely and they stay closed all night and when I wake up I don’t feel any pain or hot liquid coming out of them. I’d recommend you to find a good ophthalmologist and use eye drops regularly and try either ointment or mask. Hope that helps!

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