This may involve use of artificial lubricating tears, medicines and, in some cases, surgery.
It is believed that the autoimmune antibodies that develop in Graves’ disease cause TED. The treatment options for vision-threatening problems in thyroid eye disease include corticosteroids or other anti-inflammatory medications, radiation and surgery. Other possible therapies include topical cyclosporine to reduce ocular surface irritation, a reduced-salt diet and/or sleeping with the head elevated to reduce edema, sunglasses to relieve dry eye, selenium supplementation or botulinum toxin for restrictive strabismus.
The move represents the first drug approved for the treatment of thyroid eye disease. Most. .
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