What is the role of surgical interventions in the treatment of Graves ophthalmopathy?

Updated: Apr 17, 2020
  • Author: Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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A study by Liao and Huang evaluated the correlation of retrobulbar volume change, resected orbital fat volume, and proptosis reduction after surgical decompression in patients with Graves ophthalmopathy. [61] Decompression by resecting orbital fat was found to reduce proptosis in patients with disfiguring Graves ophthalmopathy.

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