Thyroid Eye Disease

Common Name(s)

Thyroid Eye Disease

Thyroid eye disease can occur in people who already know they have thyroid disease, or it may be the first problem that brings people into the doctor's office. Symptoms of thyroid eye disease may include dry eyes, watery eyes, red eyes, or bulging eyes, as well as double vision or difficulty closing the eyes. Research suggests that the cause of thyroid eye disease is an autoimmune disorder. Treatment for this condition may be anti-inflammatory medications, radiation, or surgery.

Source: Advocacy organizations associated with the condition.

 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Thyroid Eye Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation

The purpose and mission of the Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation is to provide support and educational services for patients and family members impacted by Graves' disease, thyroid eye disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and other thyroid-related disorders. Services are delivered via phone/e-mail/U.S. Mail, social media, online forums, local support groups, and national educational events.

Last Updated: 15 Jun 2015

View Details

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
Top

How do you compare to others with this condition?

Privately answer questions about your health. Let resources, you select, come to you.

Anonymously share and see how your answers compare with others with this condition while privately providing key pieces of information to medical researchers, disease advocacy groups, and others ONLY YOU select to help speed up cures and better alternatives.

 
 

Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Thyroid Eye Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Graves' Disease and Thyroid Foundation

The purpose and mission of the Graves' Disease & Thyroid Foundation is to provide support and educational services for patients and family members impacted by Graves' disease, thyroid eye disease, Hashimoto's thyroiditis, and other thyroid-related disorders. Services are delivered via phone/e-mail/U.S. Mail, social media, online forums, local support groups, and national educational events.

http://www.gdatf.org

Last Updated: 15 Jun 2015

View Details

 

General Support Organizations

Not finding the support you need? Show General Support Organizations

 
 
 
 
Top

Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Thyroid Eye Disease" returned 57 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The function and morphology of Meibomian glands in patients with thyroid eye disease: a preliminary study.
 

Author(s): Chia-Yu Wang, Ren-Wen Ho, Po-Chiung Fang, Hun-Ju Yu, Chun-Chih Chien, Chang-Chun Hsiao, Ming-Tse Kuo

Journal:

 

To investigate function and morphology of the meibomian gland (MG) in patients with thyroid eye disease (TED).

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Reply to: 'Comment on: Effect of smoking on retrobulbar blood flow in thyroid eye disease'.
 

Author(s): A Sadeghi-Tari, M Jamshidian-Tehrani, A Nabavi, S Sharif-Kashani, E Elami, N Hassanpour, K A Zamani

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2017 05;31(5):814-815.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Comment on: 'Effect of smoking on retrobulbar blood flow in thyroid eye disease'.
 

Author(s): S Çalışkan, M Acar, C Gürdal

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2017 05;31(5):814.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL

Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Thyroid Eye Disease" returned 16 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Critical Appraisal on Orbital Decompression for Thyroid Eye Disease: A Systematic Review and Literature Search.
 

Author(s): Konstadinos G Boboridis, Jimmy Uddin, Dimitrios G Mikropoulos, Catey Bunce, George Mangouritsas, Irini C Voudouragkaki, Anastasios G P Konstas

Journal: Adv Ther. 2015 Jul;32(7):595-611.

 

Orbital decompression is the indicated procedure for addressing exophthalmos and compressive optic neuropathy in thyroid eye disease. There are an abundance of techniques for removal of orbital bone, fat, or a combination published in the scientific literature. The relative efficacy ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Management of strabismus in thyroid eye disease.
 

Author(s): R Harrad

Journal: Eye (Lond). 2015 Feb;29(2):234-7.

 

Thyroid eye disease is an auto-immune condition characterised by an acute inflammatory phase followed by a fibrotic phase, which sometimes leads to restricted eye movements and diplopia. Medical treatment with systemic steroids with or without orbital radiotherapy and immunosuppression ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
Thyroid eye disease.
 

Author(s): Michel J Belliveau, David R Jordan

Journal: CMAJ. 2013 Jun;185(9):797.

 

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

Go To URL
 
 
Top

Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Celecoxib for Thyroid Eye Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Thyroid Eye Disease

 

Last Updated: 17 Jan 2018

Go to URL
The Effect of a New Antioxidant Combination (ASTED) on Mild Thyroid Eye Disease (TED)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Thyroid Eye Disease

 

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2017

Go to URL
The Effect of a New Antioxidant Combination (ASTED) on Moderate to Severe Thyroid Eye Disease
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Thyroid Eye Disease

 

Last Updated: 6 Dec 2017

Go to URL