When is consultation with an ophthalmologist indicated for the treatment of Graves disease?

Updated: Mar 23, 2018
  • Author: Sai-Ching Jim Yeung, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP  more...
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Consultation with an ophthalmologist may be needed in the following situations:

  • Unilateral or bilateral proptosis

  • Workup of other etiologies for eye findings besides Graves disease

  • Follow-up of visual acuity, corneal disease prevention, and eye muscle function


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